Serial Probe Recognition Task

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Serial Probe Recognition Task

An implementation of the Serial Probe Recognition Task as described in Sands & Wright (1980)
Duration: 35 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
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Sands, S. F., & Wright, A. A. (1980). Serial probe recognition performance by a rhesus monkey and a human with 10- and 20-item lists. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 6, 386–396.

Castro, C., & Gallagher, Michela. (1997). Primacy and Recency Effects in Rhesus Monkeys ( Macaca mulatta ) Using a Serial Probe Recognition Task: II. Effects of Atropine Sulfate. Behavioral Neuroscience, 111(4), 676-682.

Pineda, Herrera, Kang, & Sandler. (1998). Effects of cigarette smoking and 12-h abstention on working memory during a serial-probe recognition task. Psychopharmacology, 139(4), 311-321.

Crites, S., Delgado, P., Devine, J., & Lozano, D. (2000). Immediate and delayed stimulus repetitions evoke different ERPs in a serial‐probe recognition task. Psychophysiology, 37(6), 850-858.

Myers, Todd M., Galbicka, Gregory, Sipos, Maurice L., Varadi, Suzanne, Oubre, John L., & Clark, Matthew G. (2002). Effects of anticholinergics on serial-probe recognition accuracy of rhesus macaques ( Macaca mulatta). Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 73(4), 829-834.

Myers, Todd M., & Clark, Matthew G. (2006). Serial-probe recognition in rhesus macaques: Effects of midazolam. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 85(3), 555-561.

Miyamoto, Kentaro, Osada, Takahiro, Adachi, Yusuke, Matsui, Teppei, Kimura, Hiroko M., & Miyashita, Yasushi. (2012). Functional differentiation of memory retrieval network in macaque posterior parietal cortex. Neuron, Neuron.