Duke Neuroscientists See How Practice Really Does Make Perfect

When the game is on the line – specifically, when an attractive female zebra finch alights nearby – it’s go-time and the male bird will execute his song with practiced precision and speed. Now, thanks to several new tools, including the ability to monitor a hundred neurons at once and some powerful machine learning analyses, neuroscientists at Duke University have seen the circuitry of the brain that controls the bird’s practice sessions and his performance.

https://today.duke.edu/2021/10/neuroscientists-see-how-practice-really-does-make-perfect