Visual recognition in monkeys: effects of transection of fornix

  title={Visual recognition in monkeys: effects of transection of fornix},
  author={Jocelyne Bachevalier and Richard C. Saunders and Mortimer Mishkin},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
An earlier finding from this laboratory of only a mild recognition impairment after hippocampal removal in mature monkeys (Mishkin 1978) contrasts with the severe deficit originally reported by Gaffan (1974) following transection of the fornix in immature monkeys. Investigation of some of the methodological differences between the two studies (lesion site, age of monkeys, and behavioral paradigm) failed to resolve the discrepancy in results, only a small impairment resulting under all… CONTINUE READING

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