Landmark discrimination learning in the dog: effects of age, an antioxidant fortified food, and cognitive strategy.

@article{Milgram2002LandmarkDL,
  title={Landmark discrimination learning in the dog: effects of age, an antioxidant fortified food, and cognitive strategy.},
  author={Norton William Milgram and Elizabeth Head and Bruce A. Muggenburg and Daniel Holowachuk and Heather L Murphey and Jimena Estrada and Candace J Ikeda-Douglas and Steven C. Zicker and Carl Cotman},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={679-95}
}
The landmark discrimination learning test can be used to assess the ability to utilize allocentric spatial information to locate targets. The present experiments examined the role of various factors on performance of a landmark discrimination learning task in beagle dogs. Experiments 1 and 2 looked at the effects of age and food composition. Experiments 3 and 4 were aimed at characterizing the cognitive strategies used in performance on this task and in long-term retention. Cognitively… CONTINUE READING