Tag Archives: free will

Creating New Memories Artificially


This article raises some interesting possibilities.  Can false memories be inserted into a normal brain?  If new memories can be created, can real memories be deleted?  Can a prefrontal lobotomy be achieved with greater precision?  If memories can be created, … Continue reading

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Question: Is Free Will Free?


I’ve read Scientific American for over xx years.  Long enough to remember when it was a hard read for a 13 year old.  SciAm has become a lot more accessible over the years and so it should.  I also remember … Continue reading

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Free Will and Determinism


Experimental philosophy opens new avenues into old questions, March 17, 2011 Philosophers have argued for centuries, millennia actually, about whether our lives are guided by our own free will or are predetermined as the result of a continuous chain of … Continue reading

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