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https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/apr/10/scientists-identify-parts-of-brain-involved-in-dreaming A pretty cool article. Especially neat is the difference between dreams in REM and non-REM sleep. If anyone would like the full academic article, let me know. Fuckit, I uploaded the thing anyways. The Neural Correlates of Dreaming (2017).pdf
In another recent thread this issue was brought up by a couple of posters. It's an interesting topic, especially as neuroscience is still a relatively new (relatively you hard determinists). While some would have you believe there is pretty much consensus among the neuroscience community, it seems from doing some brief reading that there is not. These two article I found to be useful reading: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/psych-unseen/201411/the-neuroscience-free-will-and-the-illusion-you http://www.philosophytalk.org/community/blog/laura-maguire/2015/08/does-neuroscience-threaten-free-will I'll post more of my own comments later, but for now, my body is telling me to do something that is definitely not concious decision making.