Cool Science Radio - April 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Chris Cherniak speak with journalist Zach Schonbrun about his new book, The Performance Cortex: How Neuroscience is redefining Athletic Genius. Whether it is timing a 95-mph fastball or reaching for a coffee mug, movement requires extraordinary computation that many take for granted--until now. The Performance Cortex ushers in a new way of thinking about the athletic gifts we strain to see in our cavernous arenas. It's not about the million-dollar arm anymore. It's about the million-dollar brain.

 

Here's a link to the author's website.