Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 July 2009

456 Pages | 65 black & white figures, 22 black & white photos, 8 page colour plate section


ISBN: 9780198526667

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The actor's brain

Exploring the cognitive neuroscience of free will

Sean Spence

  • The first book to address free will from a number of theoretical and empirical perspectives, including neuroanatomy, physiology, neurochemistry, neuropsychiatry, phenomenology, and cognitive and social psychology.
  • Written in an engaging style by an author at the forefront of scientific work in this area, making the book accessible to a broad academic readership
  • Considers the nature of free will in both normal behaviour, and looks at why it sometimes goes wrong

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