When does the brain make up YOUR mind? Does this question make any sense?
Anyway, this was prompted by an article that showed that “Researchers using brain scanners could predict people’s decisions seven seconds before the test subjects were even aware of making them.” Hmmm…
Matters were a bit more complicated than that short summary. It appears that people can sometimes override the decision, though I am not sure what that means either!
Here’s a link to the Wired magazine article titled Brain Scanners Can See Your Decisions Before You Make Them. Remember your neurons have decided whether or not you will click on this link way before you realized that you want to do so!