“A fascinating read. It will provide you with an understanding of the driver’s mind at a deeper level than ever before.”
– Ross Bentley, race driver, coach, author
The Science of the Racer’s Brain tells you how the brain functions when you’re going fast.
It takes what is known about the psychology and neuroscience of expertise and asks: how can we use this knowledge to understand the skills and abilities of the elite racing driver?
Written by a cognitive scientist and a race driver performance analyst the book is fully scientifically referenced, and illustrated with 32 figures… But this is no dry textbook! Based on the authors’ passion for the art and science of motorsport, it blends scenes from racing with cutting-edge science in order to bring you, for the first time, the untold stories of the racer’s brain.
“The biggest thing I get from reading it is how much there is to it – you really appreciate the skill even more.“
– Rob Gray PhD, Professor at Arizona State University
“Well-written and accessible. A deep dive into an interesting topic.“
– Ben Evans, RaceFans.net
“A great contribution to the literature.”
– Gal Ziv PhD, Head of the Motor Behavior Laboratory at The Academic College at Wingate
“Really fascinating. Kind of a scary topic, but the book makes it very accessible.”
– MotoPod, the Motorcycle Road Racing Podcast