As anyone acquainted with the world of sports will attest, athleticism is not solely about physical prowess. While the swing, the dash, and the throw undoubtedly matter, there’s an oft-overshadowed player: the mind. And in golf, perhaps this mental aspect takes an even more pronounced role than in many other sports. The question now arises – how can golfers navigate and harness the power of their minds both on and off the course?
Brain-computer Interfaces (BCIs) might conjure images of futuristic films where humanity merges with machines. And while it might sound fantastical, the world of BCIs isn’t restricted to Hollywood; they’re very much a part of our present technological repertoire. Born from medical needs, like assisting those with paralysis, BCIs are proving they’ve got game in fields beyond the clinical.