goal-directed


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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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Competencies include self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and goal-directed behaviour.
The researchers worked with mice, focusing on the brain circuitry that plays a crucial role in goal-directed behaviour and trying to see if they could change its activity
Goal-directed haemodynamic therapy and gastrointestinal complications in major surgery: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
In 2001 the first step towards goal directed fluid therapy (GFDT) was set with the study Early Goal-Directed Therapy (EGDT) in septic patients.
This kit consists of an evidence-based curriculum of 21 lessons to help improve cognitive flexibility, problem solving, organization, and goal-directed behavior in students ages eight to 11 who have problems with executive function.
Evidence suggests that the prefrontal cortex (PFC) is critical for goal-directed behavior in mammals [15-17], where it organizes goal-directed actions.
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.