[Neuroscience] Re: Brain makes decisions before you even know it
forbisgaryg from msn.com
(by forbisgaryg from msn.com)
Sun Apr 13 21:03:07 EST 2008
On Apr 13, 6:19 pm, "John Hasenkam" <jo... from goawayplease.com> wrote:
> In a way not surprising but I find the 10 sec delay suspicious. It is also a
> simple decision making process(left or right button). I don't think that is
> representative of most decision making processes.
> Your brain makes up its mind up to ten seconds before you realize it,
> according to researchers. By looking at brain activity while making a
> decision, the researchers could predict what choice people would make before
> they themselves were even aware of having made a decision.
Yeah, 10 seconds is surpizing. The interesting part is that if
consciousness plays a part in certain decision making it isn't
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