A matter of matching: how goals and primes affect self-agency experiences.

@article{Weiden2013AMO,
  title={A matter of matching: how goals and primes affect self-agency experiences.},
  author={A. van der Weiden and K. Ruys and H. Aarts},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={2013},
  volume={142 3},
  pages={
          954-66
        }
}
The sense of self-agency is a pervasive experience that people infer from their actions and the outcomes they produce. Recent research suggests that self-agency inferences arise from an explicit goal-directed process as well as an implicit outcome-priming process. Three experiments examined potential differences between these 2 processes. Participants had the goal to produce an outcome or were primed with the outcome. Next, they performed an action in an agency-ambiguous situation, followed by… Expand

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