The SciencesThe Quantum Physics of Free WillDo we have autonomy, or are our choices preordained? Is that a false choice? And what, if anything, does physics have to say about that?By George Musser on February 6, 2012Advertisement [View the story "Do quantum effects make our choices our own?" on Storify] Rights & Permissions ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)George Musser is a contributing editor at Scientific American and author of Putting Ourselves Back in the Equation (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023). Follow him on Mastodon @email@example.com, Bluesky @gmusser.bsky.social and Threads @firstname.lastname@example.org Credit: Nick HigginsRecent Articles by George MusserHow AI Knows Things No One Told ItShould We Care About AI's Emergent Abilities?Open Offices Aren't Working, so How Do We Design an Office That Does?