This chapter presents some useful ideas on how to encourage the process of learning. It illustrates that speeding up learning can occur if the learner becomes more sensitive to prediction errors. This chapter suggests that as the brain is presented with a prediction error, it tries to learn a generative model. It shows that the generative model’s trial-to-trial change is a forgetting rate. Presumably, biological learning is a process of state estimation, and a process in which the brain learns the structure of the generative model.
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