David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Participants watched themselves in a mirror while another person behind them, hidden from view, extended hands forward on each side where participants’ hands would normally appear. The hands performed a series of movements. When participants could hear instructions previewing each movement, they reported an enhanced feeling of controlling the hands. Hearing instructions for the movements also enhanced skin conductance responses when a rubber band was snapped on the other’s wrist after the movements. Such vicarious agency was not felt when the instructions followed the movements, and participants’ own covert movement mimicry was not essential to the influence of previews on reported control.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Only published papers are available at libraries|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Glenn Carruthers (2012). The Case for the Comparator Model as an Explanation of the Sense of Agency and its Breakdowns. Consciousness and Cognition 21 (1):30-45.
Tim Bayne & Elisabeth Pacherie (2007). Narrators and Comparators: The Architecture of Agentive Self-Awareness. [REVIEW] Synthese 159 (3):475 - 491.
Glenn Carruthers (2010). A Problem for Wegner and Colleagues' Model of the Sense of Agency. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 9 (3):341-357.
Matthis Synofzik, Gottfried Vosgerau & Albert Newen (2009). Reply to Carruthers☆. Consciousness and Cognition 18 (2):521-523.
James W. Moore, Daniel M. Wegner & Patrick Haggard (2009). Modulating the Sense of Agency with External Cues. Consciousness and Cognition 18 (4):1056-1064.
Similar books and articles
Digby Elliott & Daniel V. Meegan (2004). Visual Context Can Influence on-Line Control. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (1):33-34.
Benjamin Mossel (2005). Action, Control and Sensations of Acting. Philosophical Studies 124 (2):129-180.
T. Asai, E. Sugimori & Y. Tanno (2008). Schizotypal Personality Traits and Prediction of One's Own Movements in Motor Control: What Causes an Abnormal Sense of Agency? Consciousness and Cognition 17 (4):1131-1142.
Gary E. Raney (2003). E-Z Reader 7 Provides a Platform for Explaining How Low- and High-Level Linguistic Processes Influence Eye Movements. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (4):498-499.
Philip G. Laird (2003). Bridging the Divide: The Role of Perceived Control in Mediating Reasoning and Activism. Journal of Moral Education 32 (1):35-49.
Julian Fink (2011). Are All Actions Movements of the Agent's Body? Kriterion - Journal of Philosophy 24:52-64.
Simon Blackburn (1995). Practical Tortoise Raising. Mind 104 (416):695-711.
David Lamb (1982). Animal Rights and Liberation Movements. Environmental Ethics 4 (3):215-233.
Helen Johnson & Patrick Haggard (2005). Motor Awareness Without Perceptual Awareness. Neuropsychologia. Special Issue 43 (2):227-237.
Anne E. Kane (1997). Theorizing Meaning Construction in Social Movements: Symbolic Structures and Interpretation During the Irish Land War, 1879-1882. Sociological Theory 15 (3):249-276.
Elisabeth Pacherie (2011). Nonconceptual Representations for Action and the Limits of Intentional Control. Social Psychology 42 (1):67-73.
Griselda Gutiérrez Castañeda & Ivan Marquez (1994). Feminist Movements and Their Constitution as Political Subjects. Hypatia 9 (1):184 - 192.
M. Gentilucci, E. Daprati & M. Gangitano (1998). Implicit Visual Analysis in Handedness Recognition. Consciousness and Cognition 7 (3):478-493.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads4 ( #198,584 of 1,088,810 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?