On the inference of personal authorship: Enhancing experienced agency by priming effect information

  title={On the inference of personal authorship: Enhancing experienced agency by priming effect information},
  author={H. Aarts and R. Custers and D. M. Wegner},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  • H. Aarts, R. Custers, D. M. Wegner
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Consciousness and Cognition
  • Three experiments examined whether the mere priming of potential action effects enhances people's feeling of causing these effects when they occur. In a computer task, participants and the computer independently moved a rapidly moving square on a display. Participants had to press a key, thereby stopping the movement. However, the participant or the computer could have caused the square to stop on the observed position, and accordingly, the stopped position of the square could be conceived of… CONTINUE READING
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