Sport psychology

Sport psychology is Still a Second-Class Citizen in the Sports World.

Whenever I speak to athletes and coaches, I ask them how important the mind is to sport success. With few exceptions, the response is that the mind is as or more important than the physical and technical side of sports.…

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greatness

Do You Have What it Takes For Greatness?

What makes someone with early potential develop that talent in a way that results in high performance or greatness? The volume, The Psychology of High Performance: Developing Human Potential into Domain-Specific Talent, addresses that question by examining outstanding performance across…

Psychology Behavior And Light

Psychology And Light: How does Light affect Human Behavior?

Did you know that natural and artificial light, affects our psychology and influence our behavior? Lights On or Lights Off? Sometimes darkness is wonderful. Think about being in a fragrant meadow on a moonlit night, for example, or trying to fall…

Brained Or Right-Brained

Left-Brained Or Right-Brained?

The theory is that people are either left-brained or right-brained, meaning that one side of our brain is dominant.  Are you creative, prone to sudden bursts of insight? Or perhaps your thinking is more deliberate and logical? A popular idea suggests…

physical activity

The economic benefIts of improving people’s physical activity levels

Creating enduring change in physical activity is hard as there are significant barriers to change. However if this can be achieved, evidence shows that societies will be healthier and more prosperous. Four areas worth further exploration include changing behaviour and…