LOCOMOTION AND LEARNING

Yet another reason to walk instead of drive

The behavioral state of a human or animal can dramatically alter how information is processed in its neural circuits. Albergaria et al. show that locomotion enhances the performance of a cerebellum-dependent behavior. The results provide new constraints on how information is represented there to support learning.

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Fig. 1: Locomotion enhances cerebellum-dependent associative learning.

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Raymond, J.L. Yet another reason to walk instead of drive. Nat Neurosci 21, 648–649 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-018-0142-0

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