Reinforcement Learning

Reinforcement Learning

Date Posted: 

June 29, 2017

Date Recorded: 

June 16, 2017

CBMM Speaker(s): 

  • Computational Tutorials


Prof. Sam Gershman, Harvard University

This tutorial will introduce the basic concepts of reinforcement learning and how they have been applied in psychology and neuroscience. The second half of the tutorial will involve hands-on exercises, exploring how simple algorithms can explain aspects of animal learning and the firing of dopamine neurons.

Exercises are posted here:
Code for the tutorial is here:

After the tutorial, slides and resources will be posted on the computational tutorials stellar page.
slides, references, and exercises: