1 Jun 2018 - 18:00
Figure 1: With a 25% probability of reward, the nose-poke time in no-food trials did not change even if serotonin neurons were activated (left). But with a 75% reward probability, the nose-poke time...
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1 Jun 2018 - 18:00
Just a little longer. It’s a common experience: hanging on in the hopes that our patience will pay off in the end. From waiting from a restaurant seat to queuing at a theme park, we’re all able to...
Type: Press release
1 Jun 2018 - 18:00
Dr Kayoko Miyazaki (left) and Dr Katsuhiko Miyazaki (right)
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1 Jun 2018 - 18:00
Figure 2: In a test where food rewards were always delivered after 6 seconds, serotonin’s effect of extending nose-poke time was small (left). But in tests where food goes was delivered after two,...
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16 Apr 2018 - 15:31
The endoscopic imaging technique was applied to the striatum in order to record activities of striosomal neurons (left). An image observed by the endoscopic microscope (center). Reward-predictive...
Type: Photo
16 Apr 2018 - 15:28
The researchers used a special endoscopic microscope, developed by a spin-off company from Stanford University, to record the activity of neurons in the striosome at the tip of its lens, which is...
Type: Photo
16 Apr 2018 - 15:24
Tomohiko Yoshizawa (left) and Kenji Doya (right) from OIST’s Neural Computation Unit stand on the skywalk at OIST.
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16 Apr 2018 - 15:19
A microscopic image of the striatum, showing the mosaic-like organization of the striosome and the matrix.
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16 Apr 2018 - 15:09
A pleasant surprise or a nasty shock is likely to be a memorable experience. For instance, if you touch a hot oven, you very quickly learn not to do it again. Learning by trial-and-error, which can...
Type: News Article
17 Oct 2016 - 13:43
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. have embarked on a joint research project to facilitate more human-like learning processes in...
Type: News Article
17 Oct 2016 - 13:30
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