From: daniel fogelholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun May 23 2004 - 07:57:04 MDT
> he doesn't address the peculiarity of Libet's finding
> that conscious awareness of a stimulus or action tends to follow the
> actual stimulus action by about half a second.
Well he did say this:
"On this hypothesis, you actually decide to execute the Flick! exactly when
the RP in your brain shows up, without any delay, but you don't get to
compare that conscious decision with a result from the vision center for a
good 300-plus milliseconds, the time it takes for you decision to cure before
entering the comparison chamber."
Perhaps I should stay quiet.
On Sunday 23 May 2004 16:21, Philip Sutton wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> > Libet's finding that conscious awareness of a stimulus or action tends
> > to follow the actual stimulus action by about half a second.
> Is the stimuls time set at the point where the stimulus is picked up in
> the sensory organs? Or the time when the stimulus report arrived in
> the brain?
> If the former, how long would it take for a report to get from the sensory
> organs to the brain?
> Cheers, Philip
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