The simplest form of learning is really quite complex

A proposed model suggests habituation requires a whole neural network

The California sea slug, Aplysia californica, seems like it’s not much for brains. But it displays habituation, an ability to cease responding to irrelevant stimuli, just like humans. Studying habituation in this animal contributed to a new framework for how habituation may function in the brain.

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