Singing in the brain: song learning in adult zebra finches

  title={Singing in the brain: song learning in adult zebra finches},
  author={Sandra Aamodt},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
‘now’. This suppression mechanism, they propose, is lost in confabulators. The authors relate their own findings to phenomena described in monkeys with orbital frontal lesions, who fail to suppress habits that no longer bring any rewards9. Such a mechanism would presumably be part of an error correction process. This is an interesting proposal, but there are several lines of evidence to suggest that loss of a suppression mechanism is only a partial explanation for confabulations. First, there… CONTINUE READING