Go fast, turn left: brain changes result from complex motor skills

Researchers in South Korea found that short-track speed skaters have sizable differences in the parts of their brains that control high-speed cornering.  Question: are great skaters genetically pre-disposed to having more adaptability of brain size, or does performance literally make this part of the brain grow regardless of genetics?

Go fast, turn left: brain changes result from complex motor skills

Posted on my course blog for KIN 360 at Michigan State

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