Hippocampus and retrograde amnesia in the rat model: a modest proposal for the situation of systems consolidation.


The properties of retrograde amnesia after damage to the hippocampus have been explicated with some success using a rat model of human medial temporal lobe amnesia. We review the results of this experimental work with rats focusing on several areas of consensus in this growing literature. We evaluate the theoretically significant hypothesis that hippocampal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.04.015

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