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.…

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…

Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can you buy your happiness with money? Think of choosing between a new sweater and a pair of concert tickets? Buy the tickets, suggests a study on whether our spending habits are likely to make us happy - philosophers since…

Inflammation And Mental Illness

Inflammation: The New Way To Understand Mental Illness Highlights of Research   How we began to understand the link between immune response and mental illness High levels of inflammation and the links with Depression and Mental Illness New anti-inflammatory therapies…

Bipolar Depression Test

Bipolar Depression Test

Take The Bipolar Depression Test 🧭 5 MINUTES Feel as though you're on an emotional roller coaster? Take this quiz to find out whether Bipolar Depression may be affecting your life.   Read each question carefully and answer as truthfully…

Psychology and Psychologists

Psychology is by far the newest hot topic in our society. Whether it's an instant diagnosis of an out-of-control actor or actress, airline pilot, sports figure, or political candidate, the media swarm to provide explanations in the form of quickie diagnoses…

What To Expect From Kindergarten Academies

Perhaps no grade has changed as much as kindergarten over the past few decades. Most children now attend full-day kindergarten as opposed to the half-day programs that were more common in the past. And for many kids, kindergarten is not…