A sport psychology guide to the effects of an audience on sporting performance. Featuring analysis of social facilitation, home court advantage and crowd characteristics
Social Dominance Orientation and Right-wing Authoritarian personalities need to be understood in order to analyze today's politics. This hub lets you take a SDO quiz and discusses the SDO phenomenon.
Why are we affected so deeply by music? The answer is as much simple as it is complicated. Music can be used to relax, incite, inspire, excite, an entire plethora of emotions can be surfaced or repressed by music. How does the brain and body know what emotional response to emit to different...
An insight into drive theory in sport psychology. Attempting to provide a direct link between event performance, habit strength and arousal.
Before we start, take a look at the picture on the right. It is the poster for Derren Brown - Svengali. Stare at the picture for 10 seconds or so, focusing on the stage area. Then continue reading through the page, but once you reach the end come...
Twins separated at birth has led to large volumes of psychology research to answer the question of nature vs. nurture. Epigenetics is a new area of research that has resulted from the study of DNA.
Optical and visual illusions intrigue us because we know what we are seeing isn’t real. How optical illusions work is by tricking your brain, making you think an image is moving when in reality it is stationary.
How often do women think about sex? Do women think about sex as often as men do? In what context do women usually think about sex?
Have you ever wondered if telekinesis is a mental ability that anyone can learn? Read this article and learn more about telekinesis and how to unlock the power of the mind.
Do you enjoy going to the mall and watching people converse with others? Are you constantly observing other people? Do you like putting puzzles together? People are puzzles, every piece more important and interesting than the last. There are many...