The brain and illusions
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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Golfers can improve their putt with a different look

Golfers can improve their putt with a different look | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

San Diego, California - Golfers looking to improve their putting may find an advantage in visualizing the hole as bigger, according to a new study from Purdue University.

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A professional athlete's equipment is positively contagious

A professional athlete's equipment is positively contagious | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Mo Costandi: The belief that one is using a professional golfer's putter can improve golfing performance...
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Health News - Get Me Out of this Slump! Visual Illusions Improve Sports Performance

With the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament set to begin, college basketball fans around the United States are in the throes of March Madness. Anyone who has seen a game knows that the fans are like extra players on the court, and this is especially true during critical free throws.

Fans of the opposing team will wave anything they can, from giant inflatable noodles to big heads, to make it difficult for players to focus on the basket.

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