back to article Pro Gamers: Brains the size of a planet and lungs the size of a pea

Pro gamers have the mental reflexes of a test pilot and the physical abilities of a potato. Dr Dominic Micklewright Dr Dominic Micklewright (left) from the University of Essex has been testing elite computer gamers to compare how they match up to professional athletes. The findings are far from surprising, with pro gamers …

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What about the reverse?

Does this mean professional sportsmen have lungs the size of planets and brains the size of peas?

Given some of the drug-taking muppetry by the cyclists, the later has got to be true surely.

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Douglas Adams

Nice Hitchhiker reference there. I think the authors knowledge of literature is largely wasted on this audience though.

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So what's it then

If your choice of game is of the type commonly found on facebook? Surely finding a lonely cow or whacking another mafioso isn't the most reflexively or mentally taxing.

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