5.15 Persons and control

We typically think of ourselves as autonomous beings in control of our thoughts and actions. But some studies suggest we over-estimate the amount of control we actually have and that our choices are more deeply influenced by outside factors than we think. Consider John Doris' answer to his question, 'Do You Know what You're Doing?'
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Last Updated: 2009-09-13