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We Don't Think the Way We Think We Think

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Science  14 Jun 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5575, pp. 1973
DOI: 10.1126/science.1073043

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The Illusion of Conscious Will. Daniel M. Wegner. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2002. 419 pp. $34.95. ISBN 0-262-23222-7.

Capping his several decades of research into understanding how people come to feel that they have control over their own behavior, Wegner argues that our sense of conscious agency is always imaginary.

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