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Gene Variant May Influence How People Learn From Their Mistakes

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Science  07 Dec 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5856, pp. 1539
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5856.1539a

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A team of neuroscientists in Germany reports on page 1642 of this week's issue of Science that people with a particular gene variant have difficulty learning via negative reinforcement.