Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Wed, 26th Jun 2013

Punching into free will

boxing (c) Wayne Short, Shawnc

How does training affect conscious control? What happens to automatic movements as we age?

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  • How does training affect free will?

    I saw an interview with an undefeated boxer about 30 yrs ago. He was asked how he knew when it was time to retire. He described a fight in which he saw his opening and then knocked out his opponent. The interviewer said 'How did that tell you?' And he said 'Up until then I had ne...

 

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