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It's unclear whether PCT is a valid theory that explains anything. The advocates of the theory on the blog were unable to make a clear case for it. For example, see [http://lesswrong.com/lw/14v/the_usefulness_of_correlations/11iu/ these] [http://lesswrong.com/lw/14v/the_usefulness_of_correlations/11j6/ critical comments] about the paper version of [http://www.rand.org/pubs/drafts/DRU2751/ this technical report].
 
It's unclear whether PCT is a valid theory that explains anything. The advocates of the theory on the blog were unable to make a clear case for it. For example, see [http://lesswrong.com/lw/14v/the_usefulness_of_correlations/11iu/ these] [http://lesswrong.com/lw/14v/the_usefulness_of_correlations/11j6/ critical comments] about the paper version of [http://www.rand.org/pubs/drafts/DRU2751/ this technical report].
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==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==

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Perceptual control theory (PCT) is a psychological theory of animal and human behavior. PCT postulates that an organism's behavior is a means of controlling its perceptions.

Controversy

It's unclear whether PCT is a valid theory that explains anything. The advocates of the theory on the blog were unable to make a clear case for it. For example, see these critical comments about the paper version of this technical report.

Blog posts

See also