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Conscious and Nonconscious Cognitive Processes in Jurors’ Decisions

Reid Hastie

in Better Than Conscious?: Decision Making, the Human Mind, and Implications For Institutions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262195805
eISBN:
9780262272353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195805.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

How should we conceptualize the relationships between conscious and nonconscious processing in some important decisions? This question is addressed in the context of an institutionally significant ... More


Are Voluntary Movements Initiated Preconsciously? The Relationships between Readiness Potentials, Urges, and Decisions

Susan Pockett and Suzanne C. Purdy

in Conscious Will and Responsibility: A Tribute to Benjamin Libet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381641
eISBN:
9780199864911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381641.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Libet's data show that EEG readiness potentials begin before the urge to move is consciously felt. This result has been widely interpreted as showing that spontaneous voluntary movements are ... More


Do We Really Know What We Are Doing? Implications of Reported Time of Decision for Theories of Volition

William P. Banks and Eve A. Isham

in Conscious Will and Responsibility: A Tribute to Benjamin Libet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381641
eISBN:
9780199864911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381641.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Is the moment of conscious decision (known as W), as timed by Benjamin Libet and colleagues, a measure of volition? This chapter discusses a new experiment showing that the perceived time of response ... More


Free Will: Theories, Analysis, and Data

Alfred R. Mele

in Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162371
eISBN:
9780262281690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162371.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter examines the concepts that inform the recent experimental studies of intentional action. Drawing on a distinction between unconscious urge and conscious decision, it argues that the ... More


Free: Why Science Hasn't Disproved Free Will

Alfred R. Mele

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199371624
eISBN:
9780190252427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199371624.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Does free will exist? The question has fueled debates spanning from philosophy to psychology and religion. The answer has major implications, and the stakes are high. To put it in the simple terms ... More


Dream to Decide (and to Act)

Sue Llewellyn

in What Do Dreams Do?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198818953
eISBN:
9780191894817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818953.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Freud famously thought dreams to be the ‘royal road’ to the unconscious. Do retained dream associations, which depict a probabilistic pattern inherent in experience, drive unconscious decision making ... More


Wartime: Freud's "Timely Thoughts on War and Death"

Samuel Weber

in Targets of Opportunity: On the Militarization of Thinking

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224753
eISBN:
9780823235650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224753.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses war and death. War is a violent conflict and is typified by extreme aggression. War will not stop as long as people live under diverse conditions of existence. On the other ... More


The Case for Nietzschean Moral Psychology

Brian Leiter and Joshua Knobe

in Moral Psychology with Nietzsche

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199696505
eISBN:
9780191876288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199696505.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter (co-authored with Joshua Knobe) reviews a vast body of evidence from empirical psychology—for example, concerning the role of conscious decision in behavior, and the relative influence ... More


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