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Learning is a matter of history and relevance for lateral hypothalamus

By probing the dependence on learning history or motivational significance of stimuli, Sharpe and colleagues reveal previously uncharacterized contributions of lateral hypothalamus GABA neurons to associative learning.

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Fig. 1: Differential experience-dependent and motivational-relevance-dependent involvement of lateral hypothalamus GABA neurons in associative learning.

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Floresco, S.B. Learning is a matter of history and relevance for lateral hypothalamus. Nat Neurosci 24, 295–296 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-020-00781-6

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