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Sports Science in the News

Three days, 3 more psychological science highlights: Counting down to the Olympic Opening Ceremony with research insights on sports and performance.

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This is a photo of a reporter at a sports event. With three days left until the 2012 Olympics begin, the science behind the many complexities of sports and competition have been all over the news. Some recent psychological science highlights that have been making headlines.With three days left until the 2012 Olympics begin, the science behind the many complexities of sports and competition have been all over the news. Some recent psychological science highlights that have been making headlines.

A Fan’s Brain

The New Yorker

How Sports May Focus the Brain

The New York Times

Most of Brain Reacts to Winning, Losing: Study

Montreal Gazette

The Psychology of Dressing for Olympic Success

Guardian UK

Victory Stance May be Universal – Psychologist

Science Codex

Mind Games Help Athletes Psych Their Way to Victory

MSNBC

Different Sports Require Different Motivation

Scientific American

Head Games: How Visual Illusions Improve Sports Performance

Time

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