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Neuroscience says there’s no such thing as free will. A psychologist explains why that might not be true

Neuroscience says there’s no such thing as free will. A psychologist explains why that might not be true

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Free Will or Influenced

The question of free will is debatable. On one hand, we are able to make choices and freely act on them -if we fancy some crisps, we can choose to buy a packet and eat them. Or we can choose to eat a pastry or nothing at all. This certainly feels like free will.

On the other hand, neurosci...

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How does your brain figure out the causes of sense data, so that it prepares the best actions? Without direct access to those causes, your brain has to guess. And so, in every moment, your brain remembers past experiences that are similar to your present circumstances, to guess what might happen ...

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