Sex differences in aversive memory in rats: Possible role of extinction and reactive emotional factors

@article{Ribeiro2010SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in aversive memory in rats: Possible role of extinction and reactive emotional factors},
  author={Alessandra Mussi Ribeiro and Fl{\'a}vio Freitas Barbosa and Monique R Godinho and Val{\'e}ria S Fernandes and Regina Helena Silva},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={74},
  pages={145-151}
}
Studies usually show better spatial learning in males and stronger emotional memory in females. Spatial memory differences could relate to diverse strategies, while dissimilar stress reactions could cause emotional memory differences. We compared male and female rats in two emotional (classical emotional conditioning and aversive discrimination memory) and two emotionally "neutral" tasks: (1) plus-maze discriminative avoidance, containing two open and two enclosed arms, one of which presenting… CONTINUE READING
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