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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
New Myelin Required to Learn a New Task
Oct 17, 2014
[This video begins with a wild-type mouse on its first introduction to the complex wheel. Initially, the mice are clumsy and inefficient. The second piece of footage is of an experimental mouse who learned the task within 7 days. The key strategy is that the mouse brings its hind paw to the same rung as its forepaw to advance the wheel. (MacKenzie et al., Science/AAAS 2014)].