Get Out of Your Own Way: Studies Show the Value of Not Overthinking a Decision

Science Journal (WSJ): “We think our decisions are conscious,” said neuroscientist John-Dylan Haynes at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience in Berlin, who is pioneering this research. “But these data show that consciousness is just the tip of the iceberg. This doesn’t rule out free will, but it does make it implausible.” Through a series of intriguing experiments, scientists in Germany, Norway and the U.S. have analyzed the distinctive cerebral…