The brain decides

  • David Almorza Gomar Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Cádiz, Cádiz, Spain
  • Arturo Prada Oliveira Department of Anatomy and Human Embryology, University of Cádiz, Cádiz, Spain


The brain decides is the title of a book published by Fútbol Táctico and written by Amalia Revuelta. The present short communication consists of a review of this book. The main objetctive of the book is to show how is the intervention of the brain, and the importance of laterality, in the decision making of a soccer goalkeeper. The book also presents the result of a study carried out on more than a hundred soccer goalkeepers fo the Spanish league about their laterality. There are included in the book, in addition to images and explanatory figures, several QR codes that link to relevant videos.