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Olympics Psychology

  1. 10,000 Hours of Deliberate Practice Aren’t Going to Get You Olympic GoldScience just doesn’t know why great athletes are great.
  2. Michael Phelps Has Clearly Been Reading Old Goop PostsCupping marks abound.
  3. Doping Is As Weird and Old As the Olympics, and It’s Only Getting WeirderIt all started with sheep testicles.
  4. Apparently Olympic Horses Have Their Own PsychologistsThey get their own masseuses, too.
  5. 2016 Olympics
    Why Olympic Athletes — and You — Should Stop Trying to Calm Down So MuchIf you treat anxiety like a friend, it will be your friend.
  6. Big Goals Can Backfire. Olympians Show Us What to Focus on Instead.It’s about the process, not the results.