Thursday, May 20, 2010

The baller's brain (and his pinky) : Neurophilosophy

You know, IM is supposed to help me with some of this speed discrimination and time-related skills.

Hockey and tennis players, swimmers and golfers are also using IM. Here's a clip of  a hockey player using IM to improve both his sport and his grades.
 "Neuroscientists are now beginning to gain some understanding of the neural mechanisms underlying excellence in sport. One recent study showed that professional tennis players have superior speed discrimination and other time-related skills than triathletes and non-athletes. And a paper just published online in Nature Neuroscience shows that elite basketball players are better than others at predicting the outcome of basket shots, and suggests that this accuracy is based on highly detailed motor imagery."

The baller's brain (and his pinky) : Neurophilosophy:

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