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Published: 10 September 2015

448 Pages | 18


ISBN: 9780190267278

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The Sense of Agency

Edited by Patrick Haggard and Baruch Eitam

Social Cognition and Social Neuroscience

  • Offers a wide-ranging experimental and theoretical investigation of the human sense of agency, featuring perspectives from social, cognitive, and developmental psychology, neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, and philosophy of mind
  • Addresses important questions for future research such as: What role does agency play in the sense of self? Is agency based on predicting outcomes of actions? What are the links between agency and motivation?
  • Cuts across disciplines and theoretical disagreements, providing insights and authoritative reviews of empirical research from leading investigators of the sense of agency

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