How “Decisions” Really Get Made – Instantly

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The research this picture is based on debunks pretty much all of our ideas about how humans, and other animals behavior.

This is a great simple illustration of how behavior is triggered in between 50 – 150 millieseconds, copletely unconsciously and likely without any influence of consciousness, thinking, emotions, evaluation, higher level process or most of the things we believe make a difference. There simply is no time. Neurons picking up stimulation compete to “win” and direct the body and behavior.

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