Reinforcement Learning (1:09:49)

Reinforcement Learning (1:09:49)

Date Posted: 

June 29, 2017

Date Recorded: 

June 16, 2017

CBMM Speaker(s): 

  • Computational Tutorials


This tutorial introduces the basic concepts of reinforcement learning and how they have been applied in psychology and neuroscience. Hands-on exercises explore how simple algorithms can explain aspects of animal learning and the firing of dopamine neurons.

Taught By: Sam Gershman, Harvard University

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: