goal-oriented movements

goal-or·i·ent·ed move·ments

(gōl-ōr'ē-ĕn-tĕd mūv'mĕnts)
In physical and rehabilitation therapy, a term describing those motions intended to result in an outcome, as distinguished from those enacted in reaction to a stimulus or need.
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Objective: With this proposal I plan to dissect, at the genetic level, those circuits controlling goal-oriented movements in mice.