Working memory and reference memory tests of spatial navigation in mice (Mus musculus).

  title={Working memory and reference memory tests of spatial navigation in mice (Mus musculus).},
  author={Sang Ah Lee and Valter Tucci and Valeria Anna Sovrano and Giorgio Vallortigara},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  volume={129 2},
Researchers in spatial cognition have debated for decades the specificity of the mechanisms through which spatial information is processed and stored. Interestingly, although rodents are the preferred animal model for studying spatial navigation, the behavioral methods traditionally used to assess spatial memory do not effectively test the predictions of specificity in their representation. To address such issues, the present study tested the ability of mice to use boundary geometry and… 
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