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how we learn: mastering the features around you rather than learning about individual objects

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how we learn: mastering the features around you rather than learning about individual objects

a dartmouth-led study on how we learn finds that humans tend to rely on learning about the features of an object, rather than on the individual object itself. the research published in nature communications examines how the brain evaluates choices in relation to reward feedback. learning from reward feedback can be challenging when faced with a myriad of choice options, since each option has a unique reward value to be learned, but also has many features (i.e. color, shape, texture). on the one hand, it is not feasible to learn the reward value of every individual option and on the other hand, it is unclear what to learn from many features of an option.for example, consider how a child learns what different fruits taste like, such as red cri...