Volition

Known as: Will, wills, willpower 
Voluntary activity without external compulsion.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2008
Review
2008
The capacity for voluntary action is seen as essential to human nature. Yet neuroscience and behaviourist psychology have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A common trend in object recognition is to detect and leverage the use of sparse, informative feature points. The use of such… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Controversy surrounds the role of human medial frontal cortex in controlling actions. Although damage to this area leads to… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Here I argue that addicted people become unable to make drug-use choices on the basis of long-term outcome, and I propose a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Who knows what I want to do? Who knows what anyone wants to do? How can you be sure about something like that? Isn’t it all a… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Risky families are characterized by conflict and aggression and by relationships that are cold, unsupportive, and neglectful… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
This article suggests how brain mechanisms of learning, attention, and volition may give rise to hallucinations during… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
How swiftly can the object of your attention be changed? Consider two ways to deploy attention: it can be commanded from place to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Choice, active response, self-regulation, and other volition may all draw on a common inner resource. In Experiment 1, people who… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Understanding of another person’s wrong belief requires explicit represer;tation of the wrongness of this person’s belief in… (More)
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