Forget examining the numbers and data of the actual sport, as is the trend in Sports Analytics — what if scientists could gather data on an athlete before he or she even plays a game? That’s what researchers at Columbia University are trying to do. They are using EEG and fMRI to determine an athlete’s reaction and recognition/awareness speed.
Check out the article here: Neuro Scout Gets Into Batters’ Heads to Rate Pitchers
BADGING: What do you think? Read the article and write at least two paragraphs of your reflections on this idea. Do you think this will catch on with professional sports teams?