Fever pitch: how sport hacks your emotions – podcast

By: Presented by Kevin Fong and Nathalie Nahai, produced by Eva Krysiak and Max Sanderson, sound design by David Smith with additional music by Ged Flood and Chris Wood | Fever pitch: how sport hacks your emotions – podcast | Neuroscience | The Guardian

In the third episode of Brain waves, Dr Kevin Fong and Nathalie Nahai discover how our love of sport evolved out of ancient emotional experiences and ask how modern stadiums are designed to maximise sensation. Plus, we meet the world’s first “thrill engineer”

In this third episode, Dr Kevin Fong and Nathalie Nahai turn their attention to the world of sport and learn how the feelings we share in huge crowds echo rituals of repetition that humans have always used to bind families, communities and nations.

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