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Delayed Matching to Sample Task (DMTS) - English

The Delayed Matching to Sample task as desribed in Paule et al (1998).

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PAULE, M. G., BUSHNELL, P. J., MAURISSEN, J. P. J., WENGER, G. R., BUCCAFUSCO, J. J., CHELONIS, J. J., et al. (1998). Symposium overview: The use of delayed matching-to-sample procedures in studies of short-term memory in animals and humans. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 20, 493-502.

Leiberg, S., Kaiser, J., & Lutzenberger, W. (May 01, 2006). Gamma-band activity dissociates between matching and nonmatching stimulus pairs in an auditory delayed matching-to-sample task. Neuroimage, 30, 4, 1357-1364.

Zhang, X., Ma, L., Li, S., Wang, Y., Weng, X., & Wang, L. (January 01, 2008). A mismatch process in brief delayed matching-to-sample task: an fMRI study. Experimental Brain Research, 186, 2, 335-41.

Alsop, B., & Jones, B. M. (May 01, 2008). Reinforcer Control by Comparison-Stimulus Color and Location in a Delayed Matching-to-Sample Task. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 89, 3, 311-331.

Roberge, M. C., Messier, C., Staines, W. A., & Plamondon, H. (January 01, 2008). Food restriction induces long-lasting recovery of spatial memory deficits following global ischemia in delayed matching and non-matching-to-sample radial arm maze tasks. Neuroscience, 156, 1, 11-29.

Roddick, K. M., Schellinck, H. M., & Brown, R. E. (August 15, 2014). Olfactory delayed matching to sample performance in mice: Sex differences in the 5XFAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Behavioural Brain Research, 270, 165-170.