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Is free will an illusion? you decide!

The concept of free will remains a major unresolved issue in psychology and neuroscience – does it exist and do we choose to act as we do, or are our actions a result of influences beyond our control?


The concept of free will remains a major unresolved issue in psychology and neuroscience – does it exist and do we choose to act as we do, or are our actions a result of influences beyond our control?

Join acclaimed author Al Mele and neuroscientist Patrick Haggard as they discuss how and why the brain activity surrounding action produces the conscious experience of will and explore the problems with the alleged neuroscientific evidence.

Supported by the John Templeton Foundation


Speaker(s):

Prof Patrick Haggard | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

17 September 2009 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

The Royal Institution
21 Albemarle Street
London
W1S 4BS
020 7409 2992
http://www.rigb.org/

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