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Preconscious Free Will

  • By: Max Velmans
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry presents scientific evidence that the conscious feelings of wishing and deciding that we usually think of as determining our voluntary acts are not themselves responsible for those acts, although they may roughly but accurately represent preconscious mental processes ...