The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business - 9. The Neurology of Free Will Summary & Analysis

Charles Duhigg
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9. The Neurology of Free Will Summary and Analysis

Angie Bachmann became a stay at home mom and began to suffer from perpetual boredom. She becomes a gambler. Years later, her parents develop lung disease, and she goes to take care of them, but when she returns she is even more bored and lonely. She becomes an expert gambler, but suddenly finds herself in debt. She does not think she is to blame, however.

One morning in Wales, in July of 2008, Brain Thomas calls the police to say he has accidentally killed his wife during an incident of sleepwalking. It turns out he was experiencing a sleep terror. It appears as though Thomas is not alone, and that people commit terrible crimes during sleep terrors.

Legally, Thomas was found not responsible for his crimes. Bachmann was, however, eventually sued for a large...

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