Spatial Memory and Learning in Transgenic Mice: Fact or Artifact?

@article{Wolfer1998SpatialMA,
  title={Spatial Memory and Learning in Transgenic Mice: Fact or Artifact?},
  author={David P Wolfer and Marijana Stagljar-Bozicevic and Mick L. Errington and Hans-Peter Lipp},
  journal={News in physiological sciences : an international journal of physiology produced jointly by the International Union of Physiological Sciences and the American Physiological Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={13},
  pages={118-123}
}
Spatial learning of transgenic mice is often assessed in the Morris watermaze, where mice must use distant cues to locate a submerged platform. Such learning is confounded by species-specific noncognitive swimming strategies. Factor analysis permits cognitive and noncognitive strategies to be disentangled and their association with electrophysiological phenomena to be investigated. 

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