New preprint connects research on free will with research on counterfactual cognition Exceptional actions trigger more counterfactual thinking than routine actions. Do they also trigger more attribution of free will?
Self-produced exceptions (ie deliberate deviations from a routine) increase attributions of free will, moral responsibility and regret—[preprint👍]by et al: HT co-author
"Exceptionality Effect in Agency: Exceptional Choices Attributed Higher Free Will Than Routine" w/ Fillon, Lantian, & N'gbala. Preprint: Great to finally see this out. Ties well with our previous "bad is freer than good" ()