Psychology of Habit.

  title={Psychology of Habit.},
  author={Wendy Wood and Dennis R{\"u}nger},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
As the proverbial creatures of habit, people tend to repeat the same behaviors in recurring contexts. This review characterizes habits in terms of their cognitive, motivational, and neurobiological properties. In so doing, we identify three ways that habits interface with deliberate goal pursuit: First, habits form as people pursue goals by repeating the same responses in a given context. Second, as outlined in computational models, habits and deliberate goal pursuit guide actions… 

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