Playing Rounders

A worn-out baseballThere are three That’s a Fact videos to catch up on. The first, Throwing a Strike, appears to be on the least interesting topic. Here’s a transcript:

Summertime in the US can mean a few things: grilling outdoors, road trips, and of course baseball. Great pitchers make throwing a ball look easy, but there’s a lot more to it than you might think. It all starts in the premotor cortex of the brain, where thousands of plans are stored, plans that coordinate whole groups of muscles. Those plans go to the motor cortex. They also go to the cerebellum, which is like a gatekeeper which sorts out data from the tendons, muscles, eyes, ears, and skin.

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