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  • Roll on the Ryder Cup

    I read a great article by Marc Jones and David Lavallee on the psychology of the Ryder Cup today.
    They discuss in The Psychologist that Mark Twain once defined golf as a ‘good walk spoiled’, yet for psychologists the Ryder Cup between the USA and Europe is worth watching because of the many different elements of psychology at [...]

  • Game, set, Luck

    The number one seed Roger Federer nearly saw his Wimbledon campaign stall in his match against Falla on Monday, admitting that a certain amount of luck was involved in helping him play to victory against a supreme effort from Alejandro Falla.
     
    Never one to suffer from a lack of confidence for too long, Federer accentuated the [...]

  • England Lions to roar for Victory

    As the final hours count down to the last game of the group, it appears that many of the England players are in turmoil, faced with the potential glory or gruesome slating they are about to receive by their fans and the media.
    Performance under extreme pressure is as challenging in business as it is in [...]

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