FIGURE 11.7. Prefrontal cortex and dorsal and ventral striatal lesions produce marked deficits on the DMTP task.

FIGURE 11.7

Prefrontal cortex and dorsal and ventral striatal lesions produce marked deficits on the DMTP task. Note that while prefrontal and ventral striatal lesions produce a delay-dependent deficit, the neostriatal lesions induce a more global deficit at immediate as well as long delays. Source: Data from Dunnett, S. B. 1990. Role of prefrontal cortex and striatal output systems in short-term memory deficits associated with ageing, basal forebrain lesions, and cholinergic-rich grafts. Can. J. Psychol. 44:210–32.

From: Chapter 11, Operant Analysis of Fronto-striatal Function in Rodents

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