How brain reacts to surprise is surprising

 

How brain reacts to surprise is surprising
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BROWN (US) — Primates learn from feedback that surprises them, and in a recent investigation of how that happens, neurosurgeons have learned that neurons in two important structures handle both good and bad surprises.

The insight, which they gleaned from examining the response of specific brain tissues during a learning task, may inform future rehabilitative therapies after stroke or traumatic brain injury.

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