Did you really press that button in time, or did your brain just think you did? Chances are your brain just thinks so and it's just too stubborn to believe otherwise.

Anthony Carboni, ex-Revision 3/ex-Discovery News host and current friend of Kotaku and yours truly, explains what it is about our brains that makes them suck at video games. A lot of that has to do with the lag that your brain experiences and, sorry, there's currently no Deus Ex-style implant to make your brain register events in as real-time as they're happening.

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