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NEURAL DECODING

Good decisions require more than information

Sensory information encoding in the mouse brain is more suboptimal when mice make correct decisions than when they make incorrect ones. These suboptimal encoding structures can help information flow between different brain regions, enhancing the ability of these brain regions to work together to make decisions.

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Fig. 1: Internal consistency influences decision-making.

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Cayco-Gajic, N.A., Zylberberg, J. Good decisions require more than information. Nat Neurosci 24, 903–904 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-021-00883-9

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