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


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.