As sports fans, we marvel at elite athletes and the way they play their sport. The physical prowess is clearly seen, but the little-researched yet powerful brain behind the body is also a key factor in the success of these exceptional athletes.
Although gender is beginning to be viewed as a social construct, the United States’ preoccupation with a binary system of gender classification continues to exacerbate the flaws within the U.S. Department of Corrections (DOC).
Long-distance running has helped our species survive and evolve. Elements of the human physique, like the Achilles tendon and the length of the human body, make our bodies primed for running. Studies show that running can ease depression and anxiety.
Home advantage is the psychological and physiological advantage that the home team has over the visiting team and it is prevalent in all sports, including soccer. There is no singular explanation for home advantage because it is comprised of and caused by many different components.
Students who experience test anxiety struggle to maintain high grades in their classes even if they have studied the material. Current treatment options for test anxiety are limited. This paper proposes the potential of caffeine and L-theanine as a treatment option.
Sports are a distinct subculture in the United States that encompass diverse populations and affect the lives of millions of people. This article examines the social and psychological factors that influence sport fandom and presents a case study of the motivations of fans at the University of No
In Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory (1998) and Jamaica Kincaid’s Autobiography of My Mother (1995), cooking and eating are acts that describe for us the conflicts and confusions of forming a national, familial or sexual identity in the (neo-)colonized, or decolonizing, Ca