Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Open Peer Commentary
Quartz & Sejnowski: Cognitive development

Adaptive timing, attention, and movement control


Stephen Grossberg a1
a1 Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 steve@cns.bu.edu

Abstract

Examples of how LTP and LTD can control adaptively-timed learning that modulates attention and motor control are given. It is also suggested that LTP/LTD can play a role in storing memories. The distinction between match-based and mismatch-based learning may help to clarify the difference.