There’s no doubt that success in the game of poker relies on both the skill of the player and a little something extra. So, what goes on in the mind of a successful poker player? Looking at the psychology behind their behavior can provide answers to questions about what gives them their edge. Continue reading
Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain condition that affects more than 5 million men and women in the United States—particularly individuals who are over the age of 65. Common symptoms of the condition include severe memory loss, delusions, hallucinations, paranoia, difficulty learning new things, difficulty recognizing loved ones, inability to perform everyday tasks, and impulsive behavior. At present, there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease. As a result, the condition will ultimately prove to be fatal. Continue reading
While The American Psychological Association currently only recognizes 100 phobias, it is estimated that there are actually over 500 phobias in existence throughout the world. One of the most intriguing – particularly in light of the beauty and youth obsessed age in which we live – is Gerascophobia. Continue reading
Sports psychologist Tom Bates highlights the link between cognition, emotion, and performance and explains how positive thoughts may help you produce better results on the football field.