The Will to Win

The Will to Win

Competition pushes us to our best. Pursuing a goal with great intensity can certainly pay off, but it sometimes leads to more pain than gain. How much would you sacrifice for the sake of a win?

The Psychology of Sports Fans

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Are you a fair weather fan?

Fine Line Between Good and Bad (and Sexual Predators) in the NFL

By Stanton Peele
NFL quarterbacks are all sexual _______s - even the nice ones!

Can You Make Win-Win Decisions?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
All conflicts can be resolved, with everyone winning, if you know how.

The Case for Youth Sports

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.
There are lots of positive outcomes for kids.

Can Erotic Videos Help Football Players Score Touchdowns?

By Dario Maestripieri Ph.D.
Male rugby players watching porn lift heavier weights at the gym.

A Genetic Test to Select Your Child’s Sport

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Genetic Testing: Snake oil or a boon for competitive parents?

Lessons from Tebow and Elway

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
What quarterbacks can teach us about parenting, winning and American values.

Does Steve Jobs Remind You of Leo DiCaprio in Titanic?

By Donna Barstow
First, find out if they're gold, or just fool's gold.

How Do High Achievers Really Think?

By Carl Beuke Ph.D.
Beliefs that lead to success.

Spelling Is Making a Comeback!

By J. Richard Gentry Ph.D.
Students learn about perseverance—not PERSIVERENCE!

What’s With All These Big-Time Liars?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Why do people lie and then keep lying?

What’s Pushing Your Buttons?

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Goals keep you going.

How To Manage Your Boss’s Mood Swings

By Lynn Taylor
Take matters into your own hands.

Does Good Sex Make Sports Heroes? (Or is it love?)

By Stanton Peele
The Kate Hudson-Alex Rodriguez affair creates sparks ON the field

Seeing Ourselves Through Tim Tebow

By Vivian Diller Ph.D.
What Tebowmania is really about.

Limitless--NOT!

By Robin S. Rosenberg Ph.D.
Our ability to be enhanced may not be limitless after all.

5 resolution rules: How to keep your New Year’s promises

By Bret A. Moore Psy.D., ABPP
You can keep your New Year's Resolution!

Is Bode Miller an Alcoholic?

By Stanton Peele
Bode Miller, an alcoholic who cut back, won three Olympic medals, then one more.