Hierarchy of Levels of Cognition

Cognitive architecture type The agent is capable of Level
Meta-cognitive and self-aware Modeling mental states of agents, including   own mental states, based on the self concept Highest
Reflective Modeling internally the environment and behavior of entities in it High
Proactive, or deliberative Reasoning, planning, exploration and decision making Middle
Reactive, or adaptive Sub-cognitive forms of learning and adaptation Low
Reflexive Pre-programmed behavioral responses Lowest