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The role of prediction and outcomes in adaptive cognitive control

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Humans adaptively perform actions to achieve their goals. This flexible behaviour requires two core abilities: the ability to anticipate the outcomes of candidate actions and the ability to select and implement actions in a goal-directed manner. The ability to predict outcomes has been extensively researched in reinforcement learning paradigms, but this work has often focused on simple actions that are not embedded in hierarchical and sequential structures that are characteristic of goal-dire...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Physiology-Paris Journal website
Publication date:
2015-02-05
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ISSN:
0928-4257
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uuid:afe25040-44f2-4d1e-bee2-f2952ddc7ac7
Source identifiers:
508599
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pubs:508599

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