Is ‘Dendritic Learning’ How the Brain Actually Works?

Is ‘Dendritic Learning’ How the Brain Actually Works?

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Is ‘Dendritic Learning’ How the Brain Actually Works?

A new paper in ACS Chemical Neuroscience pulls no punches in claiming that most of what we know about the neuroscience of learning is wrong: Dendritic Learning as a Paradigm Shift in Brain Learning.

According to authors Shira Sardi and colleagues, the prevailing view which is that learning takes place in the synapses is mistaken. Instead, they say, ‘dendritic learning’ is how brain cells really store information.

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May 12, 2018 at 02:03AM

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