Monthly Archives: April 1, 2012

Special Issue: Beyond the Simple Reinforcement Learning Framework

Special Issue: Beyond the Simple Reinforcement Learning Framework

Special Issue: Beyond the Simple Reinforcement Learning Framework

  This Special Issue of EJN entitled “Beyond Simple Reinforcement Learning: the Computational Neurobiology of Reward-Learning and Valuation” (edited by John O’Doherty) was published online on April 4, 2012 (EJN issue 35-7).

Technical Spotlight - How to make Co2+-staining explant tissue or cultured cells reliable and specific

Technical Spotlight – How to make Co2+-staining explant tissue or cultured cells reliable & specific

Technical Spotlight of EJN issue 35-8 by Mark R. P. Aurousseau, Ingrid K. Osswald and Derek Bowie Ca2+ and/or Zn2+ entry into neurons and glial cells is often a key step driving the processes of neurodevelopment and disease.

Kent Berridge- An alternative theory (incentive salience) to the traditional prediction error hypothesis of phasic dopamine

Kent Berridge- An alternative theory (incentive salience) to the traditional prediction error hypothesis of phasic dopamine

Interview of Kent Berridge (The University of Michigan), contributor of the Special Issue of EJN entitled Beyond Simple Reinforcement Learning. Here Kent Berridge defines an alternative theory (“Incentive salience”) to the traditional prediction error hypothesis of phasic dopamine (interview published March 28, 2012).

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