The long-term retention of events in monkey memory.

  title={The long-term retention of events in monkey memory.},
  author={E C Gower},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  volume={38 3},
  • E C Gower
  • Published 1990 in Behavioural brain research
Nine monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) demonstrated long-term memory for objects in a recognition task based on the non-matching-to-sample (NMTS) paradigm. In this task, the subjects were required to choose a novel object when it was paired with an alternative that had become familiar in previous NMTS training. When the familiar objects had been experienced an average of 3.4 times 4-9 months previously, 5 monkeys made 79% correct choices of the novel object. Three other monkeys exposed to the… CONTINUE READING

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