A New Look at Habits Using Simulation Theory†
AbstractHabits as a form of behavior re-execution without explicit deliberation is discussed in terms of implicit anticipation, to be contrasted with explicit anticipation and mental simulation. Two hypotheses, addressing how habits and mental simulation may be implemented in the brain and to what degree they represent two modes brain function, are formulated. Arguments for and against the two hypotheses are discussed shortly, specifically addressing whether habits and mental simulation represent two distinct functions, or to what degree there may be intermediate forms of habit execution involving partial deliberation. A potential role of habits in memory consolidation is also hypnotized.
Scifeed alert for new publicationsNever miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
- Get alerts for new papers matching your research
- Find out the new papers from selected authors
- Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
- Define your Scifeed now
Billing, E. A New Look at Habits Using Simulation Theory. Proceedings 2017, 1, 224.
Billing E. A New Look at Habits Using Simulation Theory. Proceedings. 2017; 1(3):224.Chicago/Turabian Style
Billing, Erik. 2017. "A New Look at Habits Using Simulation Theory." Proceedings 1, no. 3: 224.
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.