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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Can a brain ‘zapping’ device improve San Francisco Giants’ performance?

Electrodes hidden inside a $750 headset are placed above the area of the brain responsible for controlling movements — the motor cortex. The brain region sends electrical signals from neurons to targeted groups of muscle fibers, causing them to contract.

DanG Posted: June 14, 2017 at 11:24 PM | 16 comment(s)
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Hidden Effects of Jet Lag on Baseball Players - WSJ

According to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, teams traveling eastward at least two time zones give up more home runs than they otherwise would, offering insights into how the internal body clock affects performance.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 24, 2017 at 10:55 AM | 3 comment(s)
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