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***What are the characteristics of habitual

1.Gradually acquired through repetition
2. Once acquired, relatively inflexible
3.Elicited or triggered: General Pavlovian-Instrumental Transfer (PIT) and Specific PIT

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***When and how do habits form?

When: proceed automatically
without conscious oversight


how: stimuli can transform a goal-directed behaviour to a habitual behaviour

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***What controls habitual performance?

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***What brain region(s) are involved?

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***Can habits be broken? What is a useful
strategy for doing this?

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