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New Variations for Strategy Set-shifting in the Rat

New Variations for Strategy Set-shifting in the Rat

Article DOI: 10.3791/55005 09:46 min
January 23rd, 2017


Summary January 23rd, 2017

Set-shifting, a form of behavioral flexibility, requires an attentional shift from one stimulus dimension to another. We extended an established rodent set-shifting task1 by requiring attention to different stimuli according to context. The task was combined with specific lesions to identify neuron subtypes underlying a successful shift.


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