Key to perfect penalty lies in gambler's fallacy concept

1 August 2014

Research conducted by Erman Misirlisoy and Professor Patrick Haggard (UCL Cognitive Neuroscience) has found that after a string of penalties aimed in the same direction, goalkeepers are more likely to dive in the opposite direction on the next penalty but kickers fail to exploit this pattern. Read: Telegraph, More: Times (£), Independent, BBC News, Belfast Telegraph, LA Times, The Australian, Times of India, Economic Times, Science, UCL News