This is Your Brain on Sports by L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers

(Full title: This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon) 9/10 This was a delightful read, from the first page until the last paragraph. A mix of psychology, statistics and athletics, the co-authors have created a fascinating exploration into some …