The Gist

The Secret Genius of the T-Shirt Cannon

We tear apart and affirm some of the most notorious myths about the power of sports over our brains.

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On The Gist, L. Jon Wertheim from Sports Illustrated explains the effects of sports on the brain. With Sam Sommers, he’s the author of This Is Your Brain on Sports. For the Spiel, Mike addresses his white male brethren.

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