A guide to aggression and it's effect on sports performance. Focusing on situational, environmental and personal factors, as well as strategies to reduce aggression and audience effects
Sports psychology theories on the effects of arousal and anxiety on sports performance. Inverted U Hypothesis, Individualized Zones analysis
A sport psychology guide to the effects of an audience on sporting performance. Featuring analysis of social facilitation, home court advantage and crowd characteristics
Each night we go to sleep and when we wake we may remember we have had a dream; but what are dreams? Read on to explore what dreams are, why we dream and their importance for our cognitive function.
A guide to extrovert personality in sports psychology featuring specific extroversion personality traits and situational scanarios
The remarkable case of Phineas Gage is the most famous study in psychology. Following a horrific accident Gage experienced dramatic personality changes, highlighting the role of the frontal lobe in our personality and behaviour.
The three main core conditions that Carl Rogers considered essential for effective counselling are: 1. Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR) 2. Empathy 3. Congruence However in Roger’s paper “The...
"How a people bond to each other is taught in early childhood and reinforced for the rest of their lives." peer reviewed sources. introduction to human bonding. insecure personality types
If your friend or loved one is going through a hard time, how would you instill hope in his/her heart not to give up, to push on? How should you encourage or comfort him/her? Sometimes, it might seem hard not knowing what steps you should take. This article will guide you on what to do.
A quest to understand this disturbing nightmare that is often kept a secret.