Rational Models of Cognitive Control

  • Michael C. Mozer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4135)


Human behavior is remarkably flexible. An individual who drives the same route to work each day easily adjusts for a traffic jam or to pick up lunch. Any theory of human cognition must explain not only routine behavior, but how behavior is flexibly modulated by the current environment and goals. In this extended abstract, we discuss this ability, often referred to as cognitive control.


Visual Search Cognitive Control Hard Problem Neural Information Processing System Cognitive Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael C. Mozer
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Institute of Cognitive ScienceUniversity of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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