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Cerebellar contributions to spatial memory. / Tomlinson, Simon P; Davis, Nick J; Morgan, Helen M; Bracewell, R Martyn.

In: Neuroscience Letters, Vol. 578, 22.08.2014, p. 182-186.

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Tomlinson, SP, Davis, NJ, Morgan, HM & Bracewell, RM 2014, 'Cerebellar contributions to spatial memory', Neuroscience Letters, vol. 578, pp. 182-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2014.06.057

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Tomlinson, S. P., Davis, N. J., Morgan, H. M., & Bracewell, R. M. (2014). Cerebellar contributions to spatial memory. Neuroscience Letters, 578, 182-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2014.06.057

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Tomlinson SP, Davis NJ, Morgan HM, Bracewell RM. Cerebellar contributions to spatial memory. Neuroscience Letters. 2014 Aug 22;578:182-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2014.06.057

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Tomlinson, Simon P ; Davis, Nick J ; Morgan, Helen M ; Bracewell, R Martyn. / Cerebellar contributions to spatial memory. In: Neuroscience Letters. 2014 ; Vol. 578. pp. 182-186.

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