Motor Learning Mechanism on the Neuron Scale

  title={Motor Learning Mechanism on the Neuron Scale},
  author={Peilei Liu and Ting Wang},
Based on existing data, we wish to put forward a biological model of motor system on the neuron scale. Then we indicate its implications in statistics and learning. Specifically, neuron’s firing frequency and synaptic strength are probability estimates in essence. And the lateral inhibition also has statistical implications. From the standpoint of learning, dendritic competition through retrograde messengers is the foundation of conditional reflex and “grandmother cell” coding. And they are the… 
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