Visual reaction time and high-speed ball games.

@article{McLeod1987VisualRT,
  title={Visual reaction time and high-speed ball games.},
  author={Peter McLeod},
  journal={Perception},
  year={1987},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={49-59}
}
Laboratory measures of visual reaction time suggest that some aspects of high-speed ball games such as cricket are 'impossible' because there is insufficient time for the player to respond to unpredictable movements of the ball. Given the success with which some people perform these supposedly impossible acts, it has been assumed by some commentators that laboratory measures of reaction time are not applicable to skilled performers. An analysis of high-speed film of international cricketers… CONTINUE READING