A Loss of agency is a psychological phenomenon that occurs when a person feels that they have no control over their actions or outcomes. It can result from external factors, such as coercion, manipulation, or social pressure, or internal factors, such as low Self-esteem, learned helplessness, or mental illness. A Loss of agency can have negative consequences for a person’s well-being, motivation, and performance.
Free will is a philosophical concept that refers to the ability of human beings to make decisions or perform actions independently of any prior event or state of the universe. In this article, we will discuss it's meaning and philosophical traditions.