Phasic dopamine changes, Hebbian mechs during reversal learning in striatum (Schirru et al in press)

A model simulating probabilistic action selection in the basal ganglia and reversal learning, with the possibility to use different versions of the Hebb rule and a flexible behavior for dopamine phasic changes

Region(s) or Organism(s): Basal ganglia

Cell Type(s): Neostriatum spiny neuron

Receptors: D1; D2

Transmitters: Dopamine

Model Concept(s): Reinforcement Learning

Simulation Environment: MATLAB

Implementer(s): Ursino, Mauro [mauro.ursino at]


Schirru M, VĂ©ronneau-Veilleux F, Nekka F, Ursino M. (). Phasic dopamine changes and Hebbian mechanisms during probabilistic reversal learning in striatal circuits: a computational study International Journal of Molecular Sciences