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Temporally coordinated deep brain stimulation in the dorsal and ventral striatum synergistically enhances associative learning

06.06.16 Posted in Primate Neurophysiology Studies by

The primate brain has the remarkable ability of mapping sensory stimuli into motor behaviors that can lead to positive outcomes. We have previously shown that during the reinforcement of visual-motor behavior, activity in the caudate nucleus is correlated with the rate of learning. Moreover, phasic microstimulation in the caudate during the reinforcement period was shown […]