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Complex Structures and Common Dynamics of Self‐Awareness

Shaun Gallager (ed.)

in How the Body Shapes the Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199271948
eISBN:
9780191603112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271941.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Understanding the dynamics of agency and the sense of bodily ownership of action can be clarified by considering cases where these aspects of experience break down. In schizophrenic symptoms of ... More


Body: Disorders of Embodiment

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter analyzes how disorders of embodiment can affect the minimal self—the nonconceptual, prereflective sense of self that comes along with being an embodied and conscious being—and its ... More


The development of earlier and later forms of metacognitive abilities: reflections on agency and ignorance

Daniela Kloo and Michael Rohwer

in Foundations of Metacognition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646739
eISBN:
9780191745867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646739.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Metacognition encompasses both ‘metacognitive knowledge’, that is, knowledge about our own mind, and ‘metacognitive regulation’, that is, the regulation of one’s cognitive activities (Moses and Baird ... More


The sense of agency

Ezequiel A. Di Paolo, Thomas Buhrmann, and Xabier E. Barandiaran

in Sensorimotor Life: An enactive proposal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198786849
eISBN:
9780191836862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786849.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

It has been recognized that the sensorimotor approach needs to be extended to account for not only the pragmatic aspects of perception but also the subjective phenomenology that characterizes ... More


Experience of Agency in Schizophrenia

Joëlle Proust

in The Philosophy of Metacognition: Mental Agency and Self-Awareness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199602162
eISBN:
9780191758096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602162.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The experience of agency in patients with schizophrenia involves an interesting asymmetry. These patients have a preserved sense of ownership: there are circumstances in which, although they feel ... More


Decomposing the Will: Meeting the Zombie Challenge

Tillmann Vierkant, Julian Kiverstein, and Andy Clark

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Recent results in the cognitive sciences have been interpreted as a challenge to traditional thinking about the will. These interpretations were partly due to misunderstandings between the ... More


From the Fact to the Sense of Agency

Manos Tsakiris and Aikaterini Fotopoulou

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter reviews the empirical literature and contrast explicit and implicit tasks investigating the experience of agency with the aim of identifying the functional and neural signatures of the ... More


Action, Intention, and the Sense of Agency

Shaun Gallagher

in Action and Interaction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198846345
eISBN:
9780191881503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846345.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Autonomous action is characterized by intention, a sense of agency, and meaning, all of which go beyond simple bodily movement. In this chapter I present evidence to support the idea that actions ... More


Ambiguity in the Sense of Agency

Shaun Gallagher

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The sense of agency (SA) is phenomenologically complex, involving various kinds of intentions and levels of experience—the basic aspects of sensory-motor processing, as well as higher levels of ... More


Thought Insertion Clarified

Matthew Ratcliffe

in Real Hallucinations: Psychiatric Illness, Intentionality, and the Interpersonal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036719
eISBN:
9780262342155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036719.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins by considering the possibility that a number of factors contribute to the sense of being in an intentional state, and that these can come into conflict. The remainder of the ... More


Responsibility

Jeffrey Gray

in Consciousness: Creeping up on the hard problem

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198520917
eISBN:
9780191584916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520917.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The previous two chapters looked at a number of different aspects of the sense of self: the point of view, the feeling of belongingness and the emotional self of the body. This chapter considers one ... More


Time to Act: The Dynamics of Agentive Experiences

Elisabeth Pacherie

in The Sense of Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Actions unfold in time, and so do experiences of agency. Yet, despite the recent surge of interest in the sense of agency among both philosophers and cognitive scientists, the import of the fact that ... More


The Sense of Agency

Patrick Haggard and Baruch Eitam (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book focuses on the scientific study of the human sense of agency. It discusses the causes and consequences of the subjective experience of being in control of one’s actions, and, through them, ... More


Action Control by If-Then Planning: Explicating the Mechanisms of Strategic Automaticity in Regard to Objective and Subjective Agency

Torsten Martiny-Huenger, Sarah E. Martiny, and Peter M. Gollwitzer

in The Sense of Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explicates the mechanisms of if-then planning (i.e. implementation intentions), namely, how verbal action planning leads to subsequent stimulus-driven action control—a mechanism referred ... More


Action Control and the Sense of Agency

Bernhard Hommel

in The Sense of Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

People’s behavior is often impossible to predict and to understand based on the stimulus condition and the environment in which the behavior occurs. People carry out very different actions in ... More


Vision, action, and awareness

Manos Tsakiris and Patrick Haggard

in Frontiers of Consciousness: Chichele Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233151
eISBN:
9780191696596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233151.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Numerous studies show that fine-grained motor adjustment and corrections may occur outside awareness. We experience a certain kind of control over our movements, and actions, and we also monitor the ... More


Cerebellar sense of self and sense of agency

John Montgomery and David Bodznick

in Evolution of the Cerebellar Sense of Self

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198758860
eISBN:
9780191834752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758860.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The idea of the cerebellar self provides a framework from which to explore cerebellar function, starting with the insight this provides for human psychotic states that fail to distinguish ‘self’ from ... More


The Neural Basis Underlying the Experience of Control in the Human Brain

Lauren A. Leotti, Catherine Cho, and Mauricio R. Delgado

in The Sense of Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Converging evidence suggests the perception of control—or the set of beliefs in one’s ability to exert control over the environment and to produce desired results—is integral for forming a sense of ... More


Against Phenomenal Parsimony: A Plea for Bodily Feelings

Frédérique de Vignemont

in Metaphysics and Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190639679
eISBN:
9780190639709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639679.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Several authors deny that the senses of agency and of bodily ownership have distinctive phenomenology. This is in line with a general principle of phenomenal parsimony, according to which one should ... More


Sensorimotor Life: An enactive proposal

Ezequiel Di Paolo, Thomas Buhrmann, and Xabier Barandiaran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198786849
eISBN:
9780191836862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786849.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This book elaborates a series of contributions to a non–representational theory of action and perception. It is based on current theoretical developments in the enactive approach to life and mind. ... More


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