[Neuroscience] Re: Brain and awarness

Geoff Hammond geoff at psy.uwa.edu.au
Tue Mar 28 23:17:54 EST 2006


You might be referring to an interpretation of an experiment by Benjamin 
Libet, which (at least seemed) to find that direct stimulation of the brain 
had to be longer than 0.5s to evoke a conscious sensation.  Google 'Libet'.

Geoff Hammond

"Johan" <rwferge at spammail.com> wrote in message 
news:fe9Wf.50093$d5.206745 at newsb.telia.net...
> Hi! Is it correct that it takes about 0.5 second to become aware of
> something that creates a neurological reaction in the brain?
>
> When we hit the baseball the time is less than 0.5 second from when it 
> left
> the hand. How can we then see it leave the hand and hit it perfectly with
> practise?
>
> Thanks!
>
> 




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