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The volitional brain

Benjamin Libet

The volitional brain

towards a neuroscience of free will

by Benjamin Libet

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Published by Imprint Academic in Thorverton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • CÉREBRO,
  • VONTADE,
  • Free will and determinism,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Brain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Benjamin Libet, Anthony Freeman and Keith Sutherland
    SeriesJournal of consciousness studies -- 6, no. 8-9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 2007/45229 (B)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24812548M
    ISBN 100907845509
    LC Control Number2001522644
    OCLC/WorldCa42744854

    Volition, what many view as the most important component of consciousness, can be defined as the ability to decide upon and initiate a course of of us use the concept of conscious volition as a central organizing principle. 36 In the human, in order for an experience to be considered voluntary, the experience must be accompanied by “conscious feeling of volition” or belief that. brain region. Ta ke, for example,the primary motor cortex (M1). It has been known for more than years that M1 is important for controlling volitional movements,but more detailed statements on its function vary greatly 1. Studies of neural activity in M1 tend either to relate neural activity to details of motor output, thereby.

    The volitional nature of nicotine exposure may exert an important influence on nicotine-induced alterations in brain eCB signaling. Substantial evidence demonstrates that volitional (actively intended) drug intake produces distinct physiological, biochemical, and behavioral effects when compared with forced drug administration.   The underlying reason for this may be related to difficulties in perceiving reality, which affects a person’s sense of self, and challenges in cognitive functioning that impact the ability to interpret and make sense of experiences, which disrupts the reflective stage that is integral to the volitional process (Bejerholm & Eklund, ).

      The Volitional Brain: Towards a Neuroscience of Free Will (Exeter, England: Imprint Academic, ), 36 Newberg and Waldman, 37 This point is well made by J. I. Packer in his “Paul against Pluralism,” in Tough-Minded Christianity: Honoring the Legacy of John Warwick Montgomery, ed. William Dembski and Thomas Schirrmacher (Nashville. This chapter brings together major philosophical topics involving the mind, free will, action, morality, causation, and metaphysics in discussing the topic of the volitional excuse. Ranging across psychology, philosophy, and neuroscience, the chapter argues that the primary way to think about volitional excuses is in terms of counterfactual analyses.


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Peter A. Bibby & Geoffrey Underwood - - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5) Conscious. Page - Hughlings-Jackson puts it, the volitional acts of the left. This automatic may be educated into volitional power, though at the age at which aphasia usually occurs, there is less capacity and plasticity in the nerve centres for forming new cohesions and associations.

Volitional saccades occur when we are reading words on a page, scanning an area looking for something, or taking in our environments. These saccades are under our conscious control, driven from the frontal lobes of the brain.

Volitional saccades can be used to retrain impaired brain function, but only under very specific conditions. Journals & Books; Help The aim of the present study is to investigate the interactions between the brain and heart underlying volitional control of the heart and to explore the effectiveness of volition as a strategy to control the heart rate without biofeedback.

Twenty seven healthy male subjects voluntarily participated in the study and. This essay appeared in the Journal of Consciousness Studies' special issue on free will, The Volitional Brain: Towards a Neuroscience of Free Will, reprinted as a book from Imprint Academic.

As the title suggests, it is largely a commentary on the issue's contents, with a partisan objective. It serves somewhat to balance the influence of editor-neuroscientist Benjamin Libet, as well as some. Current research suggests that volitional control circuits are widely distributed in the brain, across the frontal and parietal lobes.

However, the neurocomputational basis of volition, which may comprise both stochastic and deterministic components, remains an active research topic. Brain Books Showing of 5, The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (Hardcover) by.

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Brain-Computer Interface Research pp | Cite as. Volitional Control of Neural Connectivity. This research sought to identify a well-defined pre-motor potential, the Bereitschaftspotential (BP), as a manifestation of cortical contribution to the pre-motor planning of volitional swallowing.

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Some of the books I've read on non duality can come across as a bit distant almost alien and still not reveal the liberating truth as well as this book s: The purpose of this study was to examine brain morphometric characteristics associated with volitional quality by using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and the Scale of Volitional Quality.

We recruited 16 national-level athletes engaged in short track speed skating and .Collectively, these structures comprise a volitional control network, and the coordination of this network is seen to be associated with optimized learning as evidenced by later memory (Fig.

1CD). We then used brain activity to determine the nature of the volitional network's contributions to learning.