Do conscious thoughts cause behavior?

@article{Baumeister2011DoCT,
  title={Do conscious thoughts cause behavior?},
  author={R. Baumeister and E. Masicampo and K. Vohs},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={62},
  pages={
          331-61
        }
}
Everyday intuitions suggest full conscious control of behavior, but evidence of unconscious causation and automaticity has sustained the contrary view that conscious thought has little or no impact on behavior. We review studies with random assignment to experimental manipulations of conscious thought and behavioral dependent measures. Topics include mental practice and simulation, anticipation, planning, reflection and rehearsal, reasoning, counterproductive effects, perspective taking, self… Expand
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