Scene-Specific Memory for Objects: A Model of Episodic Memory Impairment in Monkeys with Fornix Transection

@article{Gaffan1994SceneSpecificMF,
  title={Scene-Specific Memory for Objects: A Model of Episodic Memory Impairment in Monkeys with Fornix Transection},
  author={David Gaffan},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={1994},
  volume={6},
  pages={305-320}
}
  • D. Gaffan
  • Published 1 July 1994
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
A series of five experiments investigated the relationship between object memory and scene memory in normal and fornix-transected monkeys. An algorithm created formally defined background and objects on a large visual display; the disposition of some particular objects in particular places in a particular background constitutes a formally defined scene. The animals learned four types of discrimination problem: (1) object-in-place discrimination learning, in which the correct (rewarded) response… 

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