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A neural systems model of decision making in adolescents

Monique Ernst

in Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XXIII

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600434
eISBN:
9780191725623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600434.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on a heuristic neural systems model of motivated behaviour. This model provides hypotheses for mechanisms underlying changes in behaviour across development and psychopathology. ... More


Appetite—a psychological concept

Charles R. Legg

in Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the psychological concept of appetite. It explores some of the ways in which scientists and lay people use the term appetite and reviews how psychologists and psychobiologists ... More


Self-Determination Theory and Physical Health

Kennon M. Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

in Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter talks about the need for health care policy makers and practitioners to clearly understand what motivation is and how they can properly facilitate it. It identifies Americans' failure to ... More


Free Will as Recursive Self-Prediction: Does a Deterministic Mechanism Reduce Responsibility?

George Ainslie

in Addiction and Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015509
eISBN:
9780262295635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015509.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the age-old dispute between those who argue for free will and those who argue for moral responsibility, and how advances in brain imaging make this dispute an incredibly ... More


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