BOSTON (CBS) — How quickly can the human brain recognize images? That’s the question a team of MIT neuroscientists asked before completing their latest study.
Researchers have found the human brain can process entire images that the eye sees for as little as 13 milliseconds — the first evidence of such rapid processing speed.READ MORE: Peabody Police Help Track Down 5-Year-Old's Missing Wheelchair
In the past, it was believed the human brain could only process images in 100 milliseconds.READ MORE: 'Masks And Vax Required': Some Mass. Businesses Taking COVID Precautions Into Own Hands
The new study appears in the journal Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics.MORE NEWS: NTSB: Rear Train Was Going 30 MPH In 10 MPH Zone At Time Of Green Line Crash
How many images can you process? Try it here.