Cognitive flexibility is essential to navigating a changing world – new research shows how your brain learns new rules

Long-range inhibitory connections play an important role in cognitive flexibility.

Long-range inhibitory connections play an important role in cognitive flexibility. Image: Pixabay/hainguyenrp

Vikaas Sohal
Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
Kathleen Cho
Principal Investigator in Neuroscience, Inserm
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A class of inhibitory neurons can make long-distance connections across both hemispheres of the brain. Image: Pixabay/chenspec.

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