Sports Psychology: 4 Tools Athletes Use to Achieve Peak Performance

To achieve excellence in any sport or athletic competition, it’s important to focus on your mind just as much as your body. A healthy mind is what drives good practice, preparation, and focus before you enter a game. Ask any … Continue reading

4 Mental Exercises Olympic Athletes Use To Gain That Extra Edge

Sports psychology is an emerging field of study on how our minds can affect physical and athletic performance. According to Peter Crocker, a sports psychologist and professor at the University of British Columbia, “Elite athletes have been using psychological techniques … Continue reading

Positive Thrill-Seeking

According to a recent study that came out of the University of Bergen, skydivers are just as prone to thrill-seeking and impulsivity as compulsive gamblers. Both make similar use of the brain’s reward system, leading to increases in dopamine. But … Continue reading