Goals and Habits in the Brain

  title={Goals and Habits in the Brain},
  author={Raymond J. Dolan and Peter Dayan},
An enduring and richly elaborated dichotomy in cognitive neuroscience is that of reflective versus reflexive decision making and choice. Other literatures refer to the two ends of what is likely to be a spectrum with terms such as goal-directed versus habitual, model-based versus model-free or prospective versus retrospective. One of the most rigorous traditions of experimental work in the field started with studies in rodents and graduated via human versions and enrichments of those… CONTINUE READING
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