SARKIS ARSLANIAN B, Secret to boosting your athletic performance in 10 seconds
Secret to boosting your athletic
performance in 10 seconds
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A team of Japanese researchers asked 17 people to watch a video screen and react to visual cues by pressing handheld triggers. Each person completed the experiment multiple times—sometimes while chewing gum, and other times empty-mouthed.
The results? Chomping on gum improved the participants’ reaction time by 7 percent, or an average of 36 milliseconds. That may not sound like much, but consider this: A baseball takes less than half of one second to travel from a pitcher’s hand to the catcher’s mitt.
And stimulating that cortex appears to prepare your brain for movement and reaction, both of which contribute to better motor performance, Hirano adds.
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