Behavior control and action selection

Joscha Bach

in Principles of Synthetic Intelligence PSI: An Architecture of Motivated Cognition

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780195370676
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199870721 | DOI:
 Behavior control and action selection

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This chapter discusses the motivational control of behaviors and Dörner's modulation theory of emotion. Topics covered include appetence and aversion, motivation, motive selection, intentions, action, modulators, and emotion.

Keywords: Dörner's theory; appetence and aversion; modulation theory of emotion; motivation; motive selection; intentions; modulators

Chapter.  11649 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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