Nisbett and Wilson Article Response How is it possible to design experiments to decide whether or not we consciously can put reason behind our actions? • To me this type of experiment does not seem possible given that it is an experiment designed to test us about our decision making • I understand all the experiments had controls and variable that were specifically used to try and cut out any alternate reasoning for the actions that occurred during the experiment but I still don’t know if I can agree with the findings • If this article is true, isn’t it basically saying that there is no such thing as a sub-conscious, or could it possibly be saying that all we have is a sub-conscious? If we do not know why we make the decisions we do, how do we make the decisions in the first place? • We might not be able to explain ourselves to someone who is interrogating us about our decision making process, but this doesn’t mean we don’t know why we made the decision •
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