09/18/2012 03:48 pm ET

Free Will & The Brain: What Does The Science Say About Who Has Control?

I was recently asked to join HuffPost Live Producer/Host Janet Varney for a conversation about free will. What does the science say? And how does the structure and function of the brain shape our thinking about free will?

The discussion included guests Ming Hsu, head of the neuroeconomics lab at UC Berkeley, Eddy Nahmias, associate professor of philosophy and neuroscience at Georgia State University, and psychiatrist James Reichmuth.

Check out the highlights above and the full segment below. What are your thoughts on free will? Leave a comment at the bottom of the page. Come on, talk nerdy to me!