Neurobiology of skill and habit learning.

  title={Neurobiology of skill and habit learning.},
  author={David P. Salmon and Nelson Butters},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  volume={5 2},
Recent evidence indicates that the basal ganglia are critical brain structures for motor-skill and habit learning, and may be important for the acquisition of some perceptual and cognitive skills. The cerebellum appears to contribute importantly only to motor-skill learning. Transitory cortical changes occur during motor-skill learning, but perceptual-skill… CONTINUE READING