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Competitors as young as seven tackled the notoriously tricky cubes one-handed, blindfolded and even with their feet in a bid to become the top gamers of the weekend.
Organisers said like all sportspeople, each 'speed-cuber' had their own warm-up routines and rituals, like clapping to increase blood flow and running their hands under warm water.
Using ultra-fast functional magnetic resonance imaging (f MRI) brain scans, they were able to describe the pattern of neuronal activity that accompanies these dot sequences.
Then, they showed participants just the first dot of the sequence.
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This prediction technique allows us to make quick decisions about trajectories, such as whether a speeding car will hit us if we cross the road (stock image) To understand how the human brain anticipates motion, the researchers showed 29 healthy participants a sequence of dots.
A series of UK records were also broken by quick-fingered Rubik's Cube solvers at the UK championships held in Stevenage, Hertfordshire on Sunday.
Some 18 events involving speed-solving of 2×2, 4×4, 5×5, 6×6 and 7×7 cubes and extra challenges took place at the annual three-day competition hosted by the UK Cube Association.
Rubik's Cube was invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor Ernő Rubik.
Footage of Mr Cho's attempt shows him given just a few seconds to examine the cube before starting, completing it just moments later.
A series of UK records have been broken by quick-fingered Rubik's Cube solvers at the UK championships held in Stevenage, Hertfordshire on Sunday.
Robert Yau regained the UK title of 3×3 Rubik's Cube Champion that he had previously held, with a new best time of 6.95 seconds.
Excited spectators and fellow competitors rushed to his side as organisers took a few moments to confirm the result.