Researchers have figured out why it's so hard to hit a curveball

Researchers at the University of Rochester have figured out why it is so difficult to hit a curve ball and it’s all your brain’s fault. It turns out the brain tracks moving objects similarly to the way a GPS works. But certain patterns of motion — like a curveball — trick the brain’s system, creating an optical illusion that is especially difficult to follow.

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