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Neural world models supporting flexible behaviour

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A core component of intelligent behaviour is our ability to flexibly adapt to changes in the external world or internal goals. In order to achieve such flexible behaviour, it has been argued that humans and animals maintain sophisticated internal models – or cognitive maps – of the environment that monitor the state of the world and encode the relationships between objects. This thesis examines 1) how internal models may be monitored and updating in a changing world, and 2) the general pri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Medical Research Council
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Muller, T
Grant:
BRT00020
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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uuid:a9af718f-ff1f-43ba-8124-fe0f510faad3
Deposit date:
2019-10-23

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