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The best-laid plans: How we update our goals based on new information

Humans are adept at setting goals and updating them as new situations arise -- for example, a person who is playing a video game may switch to a new goal when their phone rings. Now, researchers have identified mechanisms that govern how the brain incorporates information about new situations into our existing goals.
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