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A Corticostriatal Balancing Act Supports Skill Learning

A Corticostriatal Balancing Act Supports Skill Learning
Victoria L. Corbit, Aryn H. Gittis, Susanne E. Ahmari

In this issue of Neuron, Kupferschmidt et al. (2017) reveal the shifting dynamics of functionally defined corticostriatal pathways during skill learning in mice using fiber photometry. They show different time courses in plasticity of associative and sensorimotor circuits across learning that involve changes at both the synaptic and cortical level.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(17)30915-7

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.09.046

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