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The Dig Task: A Simple Scent Discrimination Reveals Deficits Following Frontal Brain Damage

DOI :

10.3791/50033-v

11:16 min

January 4th, 2013

January 4th, 2013

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1Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

In this protocol, a novel application of scent discrimination is described. The Dig task is a reasonably inexpensive task that can be used to assess frontally-mediated cognition following brain damage.

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