Researchers at the University of Exeter have identified, for the first time, a mechanism in the brain that reacts in just 0.1 second to things that have resulted in us making errors in the past.
This automatic process helps us to avoid repeating errors. Previous findings show that we can learn more about things for which we initially make incorrect predictions than for things for which initial predictions are correct. The researchers claim that this brain signal could help us in many different situations. For example, the brain is giving us information, or data, which we can use to modify our future actions. Paying attention to our insticts may pay off when we are faced with situations in which we have previously failed. To read this article click here