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Sachin Is Not Just A Great Batsman, He’s A Genius Too.

In Cricket, India, Sports on April 21, 2010 at 6:27 am

Evidently athletes’ brains are better than the rest of us regular folk say neuroscientists. OK, but is that worth the gazillions of dollars they make is the question.

As the brains of athletes become more efficient, they learn how to make sense of a new situation sooner. In cricket, for instance, a bowler can hurl a ball at 100 miles an hour, giving batsmen a mere half second to figure out its path. In 2006 Sean Müller, then at the University of Queensland in Australia, and his colleagues ran an experiment to see how well cricket batsmen can anticipate a bowler’s pitch. (Read full post at Discover)


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