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NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The Learning Box

Caption: Scientists mapped neural activity patterns (white dots) in a learning brain. They found that learning occurs faster when it only requires existing patterns of activity (red box) than when it needs to use patterns outside of the red box.

Credit: Courtesy of Batista lab, University of Pittsburgh

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