Infant rats can acquire, but not retain contextual associations in object-in-context and contextual fear conditioning paradigms.

@article{Sanders2020InfantRC,
  title={Infant rats can acquire, but not retain contextual associations in object-in-context and contextual fear conditioning paradigms.},
  author={Hollie R Sanders and Nicholas A Heroux and Mark E Stanton},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2020}
}
Context learning in postnatal day (PD) 16-18 rats has been taken by Revillo, Cotella, Paglini, and Arias (2015, Physiology & Behavior, 148, 6-21) to challenge the view that the ontogeny of contextual learning is related to the development of the hippocampal system (Rudy, 1993, Behavioral Neuroscience, 107(5), 887-891; Schiffino, Murawski, Rosen, & Stanton, 2011 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 95(2), 190-198). Whether context learning is "incidental" or "reinforcement-driven" may determine… 
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