Ground-breaking tech aims to improve mental performance

Ground-breaking tech aims to improve mental performance

From Engadet:

A cutting-edge brain-scanning helmet is being used to measure how racing drivers can improve their performance by using mental training techniques. The proposed prototype is part of a ground-breaking study exploring the brain as the next frontier of performance and how mental training techniques used by professional drivers could help us all to cope with stressful situations in everyday life.

Top athletes have used mental training techniques to fine-tune their performances for some time. However, use of these sport psychology techniques has gradually become more widespread as people look at different ways of dealing with the hectic pace of an increasingly connected world. The study will look at how mental training methods used by pro drivers might help us to improve our own mental performance.

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