How the Brain Makes Quick Decisions

It's the last set at Wimbledon and Serena Williams needs a little magic to take the match. Her opponent makes an amazing shot, but Williams somehow knows where the ball is going, and she's there. How could she have read her opponent's mind? She didn't. But she may have been helped by a kind of human memory that scientists have been struggling to understand. Using her "implicit" memory, a short-term memory that people are not consciously aware they are using, Williams could have recognized her...Full Story
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