What Makes a Champion? Varied Practice, Not Single-Sport Drilling
Even when young competitors show tremendous promise in a specialized sport, they’re likely to emerge better adult athletes if they take a more multidisciplinary approach.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on attention to emotional stimuli, representations of time and number, choice and control, gender stereotypes in language, impressions of other people, gender gaps in negotiation, perceptual features in visual memory, the benefit of talent in team performance, and how children process what adults say.
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on the role of situation in psychological science, neuroscience and moral behavior, learning to write, stress, and the role of emotions on attention and work performance.
Your Performance Feedback Doesn’t Work—Here’s How To Fix It
The ability to provide effective and credible performance feedback is a critical skill for supervisors, managers and leaders. Feedback delivered effectively helps employees elevate their performance, develop new skills, and achieve success for themselves and
Make Management (and Life!) Easier
In our twenties and thirties, two things happen to many of us as part of adulting: we become parents and we become bosses, or some kind of team leaders or managers. In some ways these
Back Page: The Talent Bias
Years of performing as a pianist sparked psychologist Chia-Jung Tsay’s curiosity about perceptions of “natural talent” and other factors that can influence how we evaluate achievements.