Reaction times can't be faster than 2/5ths of a second, which is the fastest a reflex loop can operate. If the brain gets involved, it will always be slower. Physiology rules. If nerve impulses were strictly electrical, it could be faster, but it also involves chemical actions and reactions, which is why table saw accidents often produce such awful wounds.
As to my reaction times, I almost don't want to know. Turn 73 in a couple of months and the spring is out of my chicken, so to speak.
Here's mine after the 6th try, it's 19ms faster with the space bar than the mouse. I was off guard on the 1st run, looking to the side of the road expecting a "stop sign". Hey Moe! I'm so thick I was surprised by the palm and read it before pressing. It's all due to taking my vitamins, laying awake all night, FPS Video games, weights, exercise and long walks on the beach at sunset ... oh and some proper zombie killin!
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