When I was sixteen I was a nerd and I absolutely hated sports. One reason was that I was bad at sports, another reason I hated being embarrassed more than all the other kids. What’s more, I had hated losing since childhood. So, perhaps I was just a bad loser?

When I had my own children and saw how much fun they had running and exercising with the other kids I became aware that the classic nerd who only sits at home playing video and games is in desperate need of evolutionary explanations. …

Andreas Hofer

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