Of Soccer, Science, And The Plastic Nature Of The Brain [Video]

Imagine Science Films teams up with a neuroscientist to discuss mind and motion at the 2014 World Cup.


Brazilian neuroscientist Claudia Vargas explains the plastic nature of the brain.

The World Cup has drawn more than rabid soccer fans to Brazil. A team of filmmakers are on the ground in Rio de Janeiro documenting the science behind the games, including an exoskeletal kick-off, the genetics of competition, and even the biochemistry of diehard spectators.

Here’s Imagine Science Films’ take on Header, the latest mini-documentary in their “Field Work: World Cup” series:

Watch the film below.

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This article was created in partnership with Imagine Science Films. Watch all of the Field Work videos here.