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Download Your Brain on Cubs: Inside the Heads of Players and Fans Audiobook

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2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 2.00 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dan Gordon Narrator: Lloyd James Publisher: Dana Press Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2008 ISBN:
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Sports fans are familiar with the thrill of a victory in Game 7 - and the agony of being on the losing end. What underlies these emotions? Top scientists answer this question and more in Your Brain on Cubs: Inside the Heads of Players and Fans.

How does the human brain allow a player to hit a blazing fastball, almost before he has time to react to it? What keeps fans loyal?

Your Brain on Cubs centers on America's pastime but draws in other sports as well for an intriguing examination of talent and triumph on the field and devotion in the stands. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 10/28/2013

    " A bit dry, even for this stathead and science chick. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Adam | 11/3/2012

    " Wait til next year "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Wendy S. | 10/18/2012

    " Great book for science or psych interest and baseball. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 5/1/2008

    " A bit dry, even for this stathead and science chick. "

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About the Author

Dan Gordon was head writer of the hit TV series Highway to Heaven: his screenwriting credits include The Hurricane, Murder in the First, Wyatt Earp, and The Celestine Prophecy. He is the author of the stage adaptations of Terms of Endearment and The Rain Man, co-founder of the Zaki Gordon Institute in Sedona, Arizona, and a teacher at Columbia University School of the Arts. He lives in Los Angeles.

About the Narrator

Lloyd James (a.k.a. Sean Pratt) has been narrating since 1996 and has recorded over six hundred audiobooks. He is a seven-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award and has twice been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award. His critically acclaimed performances include Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley Jr. and Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitzkin, among others.