Running really is a mental game, but it’s also just…a head game. Ever thought about how your head stabilizes itself when you run? Or how this particular piece of anatomy has evolved to work in tandem with the rest of your body when it runs? Meet Daniel Leiberman, Harvard evolutionary biology professor, known as the “hoof and mouth man.” Dr. Lieberman sat for a fascinating interview with the New York Times, which you can find here
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