%A Stevan Harnad %J Cognition and Brain Theory %T Consciousness: An afterthought %X Our sense that we do something deliberately may be an afterthought that arises after our brains have already triggered our action unconsciously. Consciousness itself may be a similar illusory afterthought, with no direct causal role. In any case, Methodological epiphenomenalism, together with the Turing Test, seem to be be the best strategy for cognitive modelling. %K mind/body problem, consciousness, causality, cognitive medeling, qualia, epiphenomenalism, free will %P 29-47 %V 5 %D 1982 %L cogprints1570