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SENSORIMOTOR LEARNING

Set in one’s thoughts

A key component of learning involves updating existing motor plans in response to altered sensory feedback. By using a brain–computer interface, Golub et al. show how such learning changes the activity of neural populations in primary motor cortex—and how it does not.

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Fig. 1: Neural correlates of learning in a brain–machine interface experiment.

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Galgali, A.R., Mante, V. Set in one’s thoughts. Nat Neurosci 21, 459–460 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-018-0105-5

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