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There is a long history of re-search into how people learn

Summary: Abstract
There is a long history of re-
search into how people learn
new categories of objects or
events. Recent advances have
led to new insights about the
neuropsychological basis of
this critically important cogni-
tive process. In particular,
there is now good evidence
that the frontal cortex and
basal ganglia contribute to cat-
egory learning, that medial
temporal lobe structures make
a more minor contribution,
and that categorization rules
are not represented in visual
cortex. There is also strong evi-
dence that normal category
learning is mediated by at least


Source: Ashby, F. Gregory - Department of Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara


Collections: Biology and Medicine; Computer Technologies and Information Sciences