Table 2.

Performance in attentional challenge tests: percentage of trials with first response correct

ChallengeControl ratsLesioned rats
Target duration
 0.50 sec78.5  ± 2.280.0  ± 2.4
 0.25 sec77.1  ± 3.267.6  ± 1.4
Distracter
 No distracter76.1  ± 4.274.0  ± 4.1
 Distracter72.4  ± 4.666.3  ± 4.8
Ready signal variability
 Constant, 5 sec76.0  ± 3.874.5  ± 4.2
 Variable, 1 sec50.0  ± 3.536.4  ± 3.2
 Variable, 5 sec80.3  ± 4.766.9  ± 4.2
 Variable, 9 sec74.5  ± 3.657.5  ± 4.1
  • Values are mean ± SEM.