Intentional action: conscious experience and neural prediction.

  title={Intentional action: conscious experience and neural prediction.},
  author={Patrick Haggard and Sam Clark},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  volume={12 4},
Intentional action involves both a series of neural events in the motor areas of the brain, and also a distinctive conscious experience that "I" am the author of the action. This paper investigates some possible ways in which these neural and phenomenal events may be related. Recent models of motor prediction are relevant to the conscious experience of action as well as to its neural control. Such models depend critically on matching the actual consequences of a movement against its internally… CONTINUE READING
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