Go Team!

Go Team!

World Cup + Wins = Romantic Bliss?

Research suggests that it depends where you live.

Asian Shame and Addictions

Suffering in Silence

Caught World Cup Fever? Beware of Your Cravings

Fans whose teams lose turn to fatty food.

Spectators’ Testosterone Levels and the World Cup Final.

Goooooooooooooooal: Soccer fans’ fluctuating testosterone levels.

The Primate Brain Likes to Win, But Can't Always Have It

Winning stimulates dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin—and it feels good.

Fathering a passion for sports

Dads can help their kids develop a joy for playing and watching sports.

The Avengers Teach Psychology: Class Assemble!

What can "Earth's Mightiest Heroes" teach anybody about psychology?

The Oscars Affect Your Brain

The real reason we watch award shows and sporting events

Michigan Football and Traumatic Brain Injury

Will chronic traumatic encephalopathy make college football go away?

Parents’ Competitive Drive Is Not For Child’s Play

Parents' desire for a child to win can sometimes have the opposite effect.

Even before the World Cup, Costa Rica had national pride

Maybe national pride isn't just about military power.

Advice for Parents of Competitive Athletes

When a competitive coach threatens a child’s love for a sport, parents can help.

Learning to Be a Good Sport

Helping children cope with winning and losing.

World Cup Psychology

How the beautiful game and the science of the mind will collide in Brazil.

Why Do Fans Continue to Run on the Field at Sporting Events?

Alcohol is a good answer, but there are plenty other reasons.

Why Is the NFL Draft So Popular?

Potential is seductive.


Can supporting your favourite soccer team be an addiction?

Five Tips for Living with an Avid Sports Fan

Dating and relationship advice for the sports fan widow (or widower)

Why We Cheer

The fuzzy logic of sports fans

Why Fans Go Nuts: The Psychology of Sports

How does psychology explain sports fans’ and athletes’ behavior? 5 answers.

On Dads, Daughters, and Raising a Sports Fan

When parenting and sports fandom collide.