Pinpointing the Brain’s Arbitrator

We tend to be creatures of habit. In fact, the human brain has a learning system that is devoted to guiding us through routine, or habitual, behaviors. At the same time, the brain has a separate goal-directed system for the actions we undertake only after careful consideration of the consequences. We switch between the two systems as needed. Read more here: https://www.caltech.edu/news/pinpointing-brain-s-arbitrator-41963