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Conscious intention and brain activity

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Conscious Intention & Brain Activity Peter Haggard, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London  & Benjamin Libet Journal of Consciousness Studies, 8, No. 11, 2001, pp. 47-63 Haggard advances the idea that conscious awareness of intention is linked to the choice of a specific action, rather than the initiation of an action process. Libet’s experiments had suggested that readiness potentials for action happened before the consciousness of volition to act. Read more […]