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Parietal and prefrontal: categorical differences?

A working memory representation goes missing in monkey parietal cortex during categorization learning, but is still found in the prefrontal cortex.

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Figure 1: Humans learn a delayed match-to-sample task much faster and more thoroughly than monkeys.

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Birman, D., Gardner, J. Parietal and prefrontal: categorical differences?. Nat Neurosci 19, 5–7 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.4204

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