Originally posted by Grampy BobbyOr maybe its just before we are aware that we are aware of them?
"In a kind of spooky experiment, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences reveal that our decisions are made seconds before we become aware of them. In the study..."
Originally posted by twhiteheadDoesn't the reported 7 second interval represent the lag time between the cerebral event [of making the decision] and [the second such related event] our awareness of that event? If so does this delay represent some functionality or purpose?
Or maybe its just before we are aware that we are aware of them?
However, the 7 seconds seems a bit long. Mostly we make decisions faster than that.