The discovery of the role the Phenomenon Objective plays in the functioning of the human brain

Brain Research

Somebody’s observations on that what occurs in his own head can be “objective” or “subjective”.

sticking to the facts; not influenced by own feelings or prejudices;
not “subjective”.
belonging to one individual subject; relating to, departing from,
belonging to the contemplating “I” only.

Relentless striving for objectivity, while:

was the key to the spectacular achievements of physicists during the last centuries.

In an almost pathological urge to reap similar achievements, neuroscientists:

Somebody's observations on that what happens in his own head can be objective however.

Seeing these facts, it is most likely that:

This might explain why no theory seems to exist about what happens in the brain of a human being.


In the mid 1980’s Benjamin Libet designed an experiment in which:

Such a test person was told to be free to choose the point in time at which he wanted to push that button.

Furthermore he was asked to indicate the point in time at which he became aware of his urge/ intention to push that button.

The following was recorded:

This means that brain activities to prepare for this button pushing were measured to start 0.3 seconds before the test person became aware of his urge/ intent to push that button.

This leads to the conclusion that the decision of that test person to push that button could:

Not Libet, but several other neuroscientists:


Now, 20 years after the experiments of Benjamin Libet with the “machine” EEC and 10 years after similar experiments by John-Dylan Haynes with the “machine” fMRI, prominent neuroscientists admit that they can’t distinguish between:

on their fMRI “machines”.

It would therefore be helpful for neuroscientists to know my answers to the questions:

These answers are likely to:

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