Medical Study Points to Differences in the Brains of RAF Fighter Pilots

New research suggests that the brains of professional fighter pilots are wired differently to the average human, potentially paving the way to streamlining pilot training and facilitating selective recruitment. Results from the study, led by Dr Masud Husain at University College London (UCL), were published in the December issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. Comparative experiments were conducted with a group of 11 seasoned RAF Tornado pilots and another consisting of volunteers with n...
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