Learning sculpts the spontaneous activity of the resting human brain.

  title={Learning sculpts the spontaneous activity of the resting human brain.},
  author={C. M. Lewis and Antonello Baldassarre and Giorgia Committeri and Gian Luca Romani and Maurizio Corbetta},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={106 41},
The brain is not a passive sensory-motor analyzer driven by environmental stimuli, but actively maintains ongoing representations that may be involved in the coding of expected sensory stimuli, prospective motor responses, and prior experience. Spontaneous cortical activity has been proposed to play an important part in maintaining these ongoing, internal representations, although its functional role is not well understood. One spontaneous signal being intensely investigated in the human brain… CONTINUE READING
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