Interesting new results from Charan Ranganath and crew. They show changes in oscillatory dynamics in humans as they learn new visuomotor associations. There was a decrease in theta and an increase in alpha oscillations, much as has been seen in animals.
Clarke, A., Roberts, B. M., & Ranganath, C. (2017). Neural oscillations during conditional associative learning. bioRxiv, 198838.
For further reading:
Loonis, R.F, Brincat, S.L., Antzoulatos, E.G., and Miller, E.K. (2017) A meta-analysis suggests different neural correlates for implicit and explicit learning. Neuron. 96:521-534 View PDF
Brincat, S.L. and Miller, E.K. (2015) Frequency-specific hippocampal-prefrontal interactions during associative learning. Nature Neuroscience. Published online 23 Feb 2015 doi:10.1038/nn.3954. View PDF »
Brincat, S.L. and Miller, E.K (2016) Prefrontal networks shift from external to internal modes during learning Journal of Neuroscience. 36(37): 9739-9754, 2016 doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0274-16.2016. View PDF
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