Lab Rats: Science of Winning (and Losing)

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In today’s edition of our science segment Lab Rats, we look at the science behind athletics. In addition to all of the physical training that goes into an Olympic victory, what’s going on in an athlete’s brain can be just as important when it comes to winning (and losing.)

Credits

Guest:
Po Bronson - author, 'Top Dog' - @pobronson

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott