Football Mania

Inside the minds of risk-taking players and die-hard fans.

Why Football Cannot Last

By Anthony Scioli Ph.D.
The sport is a public health problem.

Football and Teen Concussions

By Rita Watson MPH
Chilling, must-read news.

What's Wrong with Fantasy Football?

By Michael W. Austin Ph.D.
Divided loyalties, stats mania, and true athletic excellence.

What Motivates Fantasy Football Players?

By Matt Beardmore
It's that time again. The fantasy football season starts tonight.

Lessons from Tebow and Elway

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

Five Tips for Living with an Avid Sports Fan

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Dating and relationship advice for the sports fan widow (or widower)

Boys to Men—What the Steubenville Trial Makes Clear

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
5 Ways to Teach Men (and Boys) Not to Rape

Why I Brainwashed My Son

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Even the pros warn against allowing young boys to play football.

Can America Learn From NFL Star Adrian Peterson's tragedy?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
The children always suffer the most from failed relationships.

Is Sport a Religion?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Is football mania a religion?.

Cool Revolution Part I

By Robert Thurman Ph.D.
How to break the anger habit and be a whole lot happier.

The Eras of Addiction in the Super Bowl

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Judging from Super Bowls, we're no better at handling addictions

Manti Te’o and the Revenge of the Romantic Fantasy

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
A sap for sappy love stories

Psychoanalysis Today

By Stephen L Salter Psy.D.
Therapy in Context: "Being in the World"

6 steps to a great life with a weekend tv sports warrior

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Advice from a longterm, happily married "sports widow"

Super Bowl and Suicide

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
America's leading football families are marred by suicides

Football = Child Abuse

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Disregard for societal constraints and college sports go hand and hand.

Daisy Coleman's Carrie Moment

By Laurie Essig Ph.D.
Daisy Coleman was raped by a popular boy. Now is her Carrie moment.

Why Football Players Pat Each Other on the Butt and Other Leadership Lessons

By Charles S. Jacobs
Stop yelling and start asking questions

The Psychology of Sports Fans

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

Do Football Players Have a Higher Risk for Sleep-Disorders?

By Michael J Breus Ph.D.
These study results might surprise you.