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In this issue of Nature Neuroscience, Eshel et al. characterize the homogeneity with which individual dopamine neurons encode reward prediction error, a teaching signal that is thought to be crucial for associative learning.

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  1. Nathan F. Parker and Ilana B. Witten are in the Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

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