A new qualitative review calls into question previous findings about the neuroscience of free will.
A new study contradicts conventional assumptions that belief in free will is tied to a person's moral behavior. Researchers say free will may promote moral behavior in specific contexts, but it is not indicative of moral behavior overall.
Researchers report brain stimulation to different parts of a specific brain network can change perceptions of free will.
Researchers find neural activation patterns were predictive of the contents of voluntary visual imagery as far as 11 seconds before the choice of what to imagine. These results suggest that the contents of future visual imagery can be biased by current or prior neural representations.
A new theory bridges the gap between philosophical arguments for free will and neurocognitive reality.
While people believe advertising and political campaigns exploit psychological research to control their unconscious behavior, many still feel the choices they make are their own.