Unconscious cerebral initiative and the role of conscious will in voluntary action

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 8 (4):529-66 (1985)

Abstract
Voluntary acts are preceded by electrophysiological (RPs). With spontaneous acts involving no preplanning, the main negative RP shift begins at about200 ms. Control experiments, in which a skin stimulus was timed (S), helped evaluate each subject's error in reporting the clock times for awareness of any perceived event.
Keywords conscious volition   event-related chronometry   free will   mental timing   motor organization   readiness potentials   unconscious processes   voluntary action
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