Monday, January 30, 2012

Do You Know What Your Brain Is Doing?

Did you know that your consciousness is only aware of some of the things your brain is doing? Using fMRI brain scans, researchers were able to predict people's decisions (e.g., using right or left hand to push a button) seven seconds before the test subjects were aware of making the decision. During those seven seconds, subconscious brain activity was evident in their frontopolar cortex and then in the parietal region.

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