Abstract

Time Engineering, The Cerebellum and Volition

Author(s): Paul Brown

Present-day neuroscientific investigation of volition is mostly restricted to its supra-tentorial, conscious dimensions. This consciousness informs intentions, but does not create them. Consciousness provides the sense of agency, and enables motor control, but it is secondary to volition. A discussion of Libet, vis-à-vis consciousness and free will, dealing as it does with those supra-tentorial parameters of volition, is beyond the remit of this article, which addresses its sub-tentorial parameters


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