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The Brain Forms New Activity Patterns to Enable Learning

News   Jun 11, 2019 | Original story from the University of Pittsburgh

 
The Brain Forms New Activity Patterns to Enable Learning

Pitt and CMU researchers discovered that new neural activity patterns emerge with long-term learning and established a causal link between these patterns and new behavioral abilities. This illustration shows new roots -- depicted as neurons -- blossoming into a flower that represents a new behavior or skill. Credit: Frank Harris for the University of Pittsburgh

 
 
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