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Against Latency: Ethical Considerations about Acceleration in Neuroscientific Discourse


This article proposes an interpretation of the phenomenon of latency from an ethical and narrative perspective that helps to better understand the "crisis of waiting". I analyse how, from a techno-economic perspective, supported by the discourse of neuroscience, the phenomenon of latency has been undervalued. The hypothesis is that latency allows the individual to unfold narratively, making consciousness possible. The aim is to examine what ethical implications these affectations of time have on narrativity and, therefore, on consciousness. 


This article presents the results of the postdoctoral research conducted in 2019 at the National Autonomous University of Mexico as an UNAM fellow. The complete version of the monograph is available at


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