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Adj.1.goal-directed - having a purpose; "purposive behavior"
purposeful - serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
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Inspired by the multi-scale nature of hippocampal place cells, a biologically inspired model based on a multi-scale spatial representation for goal-directed navigation is proposed in order to achieve robotic spatial cognition and autonomous navigation.
In 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes, an initiative to enhance the quality of life for people with dementia in nursing facilities, protect them from substandard care, and promote goal-directed, person-centered care.
Objective: Neural correlates of goal-directed behavior have been extensively studied with functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI).
The study provides the strongest evidence to date, Gremel said, that the brain's circuits for habitual and goal-directed action compete for control -- in the orbitofrontal cortex, a decision-making area of the brain -- and that neurochemicals called endocannabinoids allow for habit to take over, by acting as a sort of brake on the goal-directed circuit.
Goal-directed resuscitation for patients with early septic shock.
Karnataka, May 18 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons found that implementing a multidisciplinary perioperative Enhanced Recovery protocol that included intraoperative fluid management guided by a goal-directed algorithm using Masimo PVI(R) led to significant reductions in length of stay (LOS), complication rates, and cost for patients undergoing both open and laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
Cary practices goal-directed, evidence-based executive coaching for health care leaders in private industry, medical centers, professional associations and research organizations.
At the same time, there is a relative paucity of behavior-analytic accounts of goal-directed behavior.
Called early goal-directed therapy, the process was incorporated into clinical practice guidelines developed by the multidisciplinary Surviving Sepsis Campaign.
Consistent with his pragmatic approach, Okrent tells us that the "key features" of his position "are the suggestions that actions have their goals originally and that the mental states of rational agents have their contents only in virtue of the roles they play in the rational explanation of a species of goal-directed behavior, rational action.
Sometimes all of the coins were redeemable, making the task more habitual than goal-directed.
People who seek CBT can expect their therapist to be problem-focused, and goal-directed in addressing the challenging symptoms of mental illnesses.