The cerebellum and learning processes in animals

  title={The cerebellum and learning processes in animals},
  author={Robert Lalonde and M. I. Botez},
  journal={Brain Research Reviews},
In theories of motor learning, the cerebellum is assumed to be the storage site of the engram. Recent evidence is presented that the cerebellum, in addition to its mediation of learning of simple motor responses, has a role in cognitive behaviors. For this type of learning, it is possible that the storage site is not the cerebellum, but cerebellar target areas. The possible role of the cerebellum in spatial learning and discrimination learning is emphasized. Ascending cerebellar afferents to… CONTINUE READING


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