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Oh, rats! Post-error behavioral adjustment in creatures great and small

Errors are typically followed by more cautious responses. A study now provides evidence that remarkably conserved neural dynamics underlie these post-error adjustments to behavior in rodents and humans.

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Figure 1: Post-error slowing.


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Summerfield, C., Yeung, N. Oh, rats! Post-error behavioral adjustment in creatures great and small. Nat Neurosci 16, 1715–1716 (2013).

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