Conscious Intention and Brain Activity

Abstract

The problem of free will lies at the heart of modern scientific studies of consciousness. An influential series of experiments by Libet has suggested that conscious intentions arise as a result of brain activity. This contrasts with traditional concepts of free will, in which the mind controls the body. A more recent study by Haggard and Eimer has further… (More)

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@inproceedings{Haggard2001ConsciousIA, title={Conscious Intention and Brain Activity}, author={Patrick Haggard and Benjamin Libet}, year={2001} }