Volitional control of movement: the physiology of free will.

  • Mark Hallett
  • Published 2007 in
    Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of…


This review deals with the physiology of the initiation of a voluntary movement and the appreciation of whether it is voluntary or not. I argue that free will is not a driving force for movement, but a conscious awareness concerning the nature of the movement. Movement initiation and the perception of willing the movement can be separately manipulated… (More)


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