While on a recent trip to the Fort Worth Science Museum where they had a special Myth Busters Exhibit, I was experimented on. In the first test, three of us (my wife and another) were used to see if there was a difference in reaction time between light and sound. Our results indicated that light yielded the slightly quicker response time. We were told most people have a quicker response to sound. I had the quickest response overall, thus I was "selected" for the next part of the experiment which involved being shot at with a paint gun. Yes that is me all dressed up!
Video 1) 0.1 second response, simulates being shot from 25 feet.
Video 2) 0.4 second response, simulates being shot from 100 feet.
Video 3) 0.7 second response, simulates being shot from 17 feet.