Scouting Players by Examining Their Brain Waves

NeuroscoutForget 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?

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