The Role of Feedback in Learning and Motivation

  title={The Role of Feedback in Learning and Motivation},
  author={Elizabeth Tricomi and Samantha DePasque},
Performance feedback about whether responses are correct or incorrect provides valuable information to help guide learning. Although feedback itself has no extrinsic value, it can produce subjective feelings similar to “rewards” and “punishments.” Therefore, feedback can play both an informative and a motivational role. Over the past decade, researchers have identified a neural circuit that processes reward value and promotes reinforcement learning, involving target regions of dopaminergic… CONTINUE READING


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