Magnesium Pemoline: Enhancement of Learning and Memory of a Conditioned Avoidance Response

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Science  11 Feb 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3711, pp. 703-704
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3711.703


Magnesium pemoline, a mild stimulant of the central nervous system, enhances the acquisition and retention of a conditioned avoidance response in rats. Methamphetamine and methylphenidate do not have this effect.