Habits Form When Brainwaves Slow Down

Habits may be difficult to change, but now at least we have an insight into how they form.

As rats were learning the task their brain activity showed bursts of fast gamma waves. Once the rats mastered the task, their brainwaves slowed to almost a quarter of their initial frequency, becoming beta waves. Graybiel's team suspects this transition reflects when learning becomes habit. Read the Full Article at: Newscientist.com