The working memory capabilities of the spontaneously hypertensive rat

@article{Robertson2008TheWM,
  title={The working memory capabilities of the spontaneously hypertensive rat},
  author={B. -A. Robertson and Koreen M. Clements and Patricia E. Wainwright},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={94},
  pages={481-486}
}
This study addresses the working memory capabilities of the male spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) strain as compared to the normotensive inbred strain, Wistar Kyoto (WKY), and the out bred Sprague Dawley (SD) rat as a normal control. The objective was to use two working memory tasks in the water maze with different strategic demands: forced alternation (FA) which allows the use of either an allocentric ("place") or egocentric ("response") localisation strategy and delayed matching-to-place… CONTINUE READING
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