Deception improved athletic performance

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Deception improved athletic performance

Indiana University researchers say a little deception caused cyclists in their 4-kilometer time trial to up their performance even after they realized they had been tricked. The findings support the idea that the brain plays a powerful role in how hard athletes push their bodies. “The idea is that there’s some sort of governor in […]

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