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Volition

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

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2018
Review
2018
Mammals have evolved specialized brain systems to support efficient navigation within diverse habitats and over varied distances… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Working memory is the fundamental function by which we break free from reflexive input-output reactions to gain control over our… Expand
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Weakness of the will may lead to ineffective goal striving in the sense that people lacking willpower fail to get started, to… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
  • P. Haggard
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 1495720
The capacity for voluntary action is seen as essential to human nature. Yet neuroscience and behaviourist psychology have… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
  • A. Bechara
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 641014
Here I argue that addicted people become unable to make drug-use choices on the basis of long-term outcome, and I propose a… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A 2-system framework is proposed for understanding the processes that enable--and undermine--self-control or "willpower" as… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
 
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Highly Cited
1962
Highly Cited
1962
This important reinterpretation of political theory from Hobbes to Locke not only freshly illuminates the thought of that period… Expand
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