Can skeletomotor action integration occur without consciousness? Evidence from unconscious action inhibition.

Abstract

Morsella et al. claim that consciousness functions to integrate incompatible skeletal muscle intentions. Their primary cases of conscious skeletomotor integration involve action suppression, such as holding one's breath underwater, which requires suppressing the urge to inhale. This indicates that the authors seem to think action inhibition counts as the… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X15001995

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