psych
Updated: 5/5/2020
psych

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  • Antonova et al (2011)Aim: to investigate how acetylcholine plays a role in memory
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  • participants were randomly allocated
  • injected with scopolamine
  • injected with placebo
  • put into a fMRI while playing Arena Task where participants have to rely on spatial memory to navigate how to get to the pole in an arena after rehearsing.
  • injected with scopolamine
  • injected with placebo
  • 3-4 weeks later,they redid the test but with the opposite treatment
  • injected with placebo
  • injected with scopolamine
  • acetylcholine could play a key role in the encoding of spatial memories in humans .
  • injected with placebo,
  • injected with scopolamine, significant reduction in the activation of the hippocampus