‘Striosome’ neurons in the basal ganglia play a key role in learning

Learning by trial-and-error, which can yield positive or negative consequences, is known as reinforcement learning. Individuals can learn new behaviors in unfamiliar environments by exploring and memorizing sensory cues or actions that lead to good or bad outcomes.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180417115800.htm

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