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goal orientation

1. the tendency to physically or mentally position oneself toward a goal.

2. the characteristic of individuals who tend to direct their behaviors toward attaining goals, particularly long-term goals.

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May 26th 2024



adj. responding to, releasing, or otherwise involving catecholamines. For example, a catecholaminergic neuron is one that releases norepinephrine or another catecholamine as a neurotransmitter.