Memory consolidation of one-trial learning in chicks.

@article{LeeTeng1966MemoryCO,
  title={Memory consolidation of one-trial learning in chicks.},
  author={Evelyn Lee-Teng and S Murray Sherman},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1966},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          926-31
        }
}
The thesis that an enduring memory trace takes time to consolidate has not only been inferred from the phenomena of retroactive inhibition in verbal learning' and from retrograde amnesia after brain injury,2 but is also supported by many direct experimental studies. Most of the experiments have been conducted on rats. The typical procedure is to subject the animal to electroconvulsive shock or some other "disruptive" treatment shortly after a learning experience, and later assess the effect on… CONTINUE READING

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