brain scanners see decisions before you do

You may think you decided to read this story — but in fact, your brain made the decision long before you knew about it.

In a study published in Nature Neuroscience, researchers using brain scanners could predict people’s decisions seven seconds before the test subjects were even aware of making them.

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human: the science behind what makes us unique

I was listening to an interview with Michael Gazzaniga, the author of the book Human while drawing at work. The discussion first dealt with the uniqueness and similarities between other living creatures, then moved on to how that applies as a logical overlay in bioethics and observational similarities that seem hard-wired into our genome objective [...]