>Alexander Chislenko wrote:
>: >Many of these things are risky for health though, or have
>: >other side-effects (such as decreasing cognitive functions)
>Damien Broderick adds
>Just so. Not to mention loss of connative control.
>And what's that, then?
Sorry, hit too many n's, meant `conative' - it's this damned swelting high
summer heat that does it.
Conation is a psych/lit/phil term for the faculty of choosing between
courses of action - volition, will, like that, or the desire to perform
such a voluntary act. Can `will' be segregated from `cognition'? In some