On the perceived time of voluntary actions.

@article{Haggard1999OnTP,
  title={On the perceived time of voluntary actions.},
  author={Patrick Haggard and Constance Newman and Elena Magno},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={90 ( Pt 2)},
  pages={291-303}
}
When do we think we move when we make a voluntary action? Previous studies have pointed to an anticipatory awareness of action (i.e. we think we move before we actually do), but have not investigated the content or locus of motor awareness. In the experiment reported here the authors localize the time of awareness of the first movement in a sequence within the context of a specific information-processing model. The results suggest that our awareness of our own actions is associated with some… CONTINUE READING

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