The feeling of free will may be an illusion.
Our brain can subconsciously predict an outcome of a decision before we are aware we are making one. Yet, we often believe that we consciously drove our own actions.
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It suggests that our choices have already been influenced before we become aware of the decision.
Most decision-making errors boil down to:
We can remain in stage 4 - similar to a coma or brain death - for only about 30 minutes before the brain wakes up and falls back to sleep again.
Even healthy sleepers wake several times a night, but might not be aware of it.