"Iceman" Wim Hof undergoes scans to reveal extreme cold resistance

Wim Hof is an “extreme athlete” from the Netherlands, best known for his apparently superhuman ability to withstand intense cold for extended periods of time. But is it a genuine physical skill that can be learned, or is the self-proclaimed “Iceman” more of a modern-day Houdini? To observe what might be going on in his brain and body, scientists from Wayne State University have now run a series of scans during these icy exposures…
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