Brain Matters the Podcast is an exciting way for anyone to learn about the fascinating world of neuroscience directly from the researchers who have dedicated their lives to uncovering the mysteries of the brain. Our mission is to make neuroscience accessible, relatable, and intriguing while still respecting the integrity of the science we love.

When we make a decision, we draw from our past experiences to guide our actions, but we are also willing to modify our behavior if we fail to predict the correct outcome. Anthony spoke with Dr. Yael Niv (Associate Professor, Princeton University) about this kind of trial and error learning, and how the brain learns how to learn.

 

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Direct download: niv_final.mp3
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Comments[2]

  • Can you please inform me of the title of the book Dr. Yael Niv is speaking about? As well as where on may find this book? Thanks!

    posted by: Melody Hazelwood on 2015-08-20 21:06:33

  • Can anybody tell me where I can find the book she was talking about in this pod cast?

    posted by: Melody Hazelwood on 2015-08-20 21:05:04

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