Neurons as Will and Representation: Recordings from the Human Brain

A fascinating neuroscience talk about observations made during single cell recordings during neurosurgery, and how the brain processes conscious representation. He concludes by discussing free will – after demonstrating that decisions can be changed by a single neuron before someone is consciously aware of it, how much are we really in control?

Producer: Allen Institute Featuring: Itzhak Fried
Format: Flash Date: 10/10/11
Length: 00:25:20  
Video Link:
http://youtu.be/QKbDGsOQsYE
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APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2012). Free Will and Neurons. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 22, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2012/02/free-will-and-neurons/

 

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