Daniel M. Wegner

How do we control our minds?


Action Identification

Conscious Will

Ironic Mental Control

Mind Perception


Social Awareness

Social Cognition

Thought Suppression

Transactive Memory










Why is it that when we try to stop thinking about a white bear, we become obsessed with it? Dan Wegner studies how we perceive and control our minds.

John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James

Department of Psychology
Harvard University
William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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WEGSTOCK: Video of the conference in honor of Daniel Wegner, Sept. 9, 2011