Day: September 21, 2014

  • Goalkeepers, penalties, patterns, science…

    Soccer goalkeepers routinely dive the wrong way because their minds presume trends that don’t exist, University College London scientists report July 31 in Current Biology. To make saves, many goalkeepers begin diving before the ball is hit, says coauthor Erman Misirlisoy, a cognitive neuroscientist. But their guesswork might be flawed,Misirlisoy and cognitive neuroscientist Patrick Haggard […]