> The study showed that within 60 milliseconds, the right posterior superior
> temporal sulcus (also known as TPJ area), located in the back of the brain,
> was first activated, with different activity depending on *whether the
> harm was intentional or accidental*. It was followed in quick succession
> by the amygdala, often linked with emotion, and the ventromedial prefrontal
> cortex (180 milliseconds), the portion of the brain that plays a critical
> role in moral decision-making.
> There was no such response in the amygdala and ventromedial prefrontal
> cortex when the harm was accidental.
Seems like being able to tell the difference between an accident and free
will is a top priority for human consciousness. Under .06 seconds. That's
more than three times faster than it takes to recognize an emotion in a
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