The psychology of football

20 October 2012
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Richard Lee, professional footballer, author and well read, amateur psychologist attributes his positive approach to the power of psychology. He is an active promoter of the use of psychotherapeutic tools in the sport and an advocate of the “psychology of football.” “At times of crisis of confidence, personal doubt or injury, especially recurring injuries, the kind of mental processes I’ve been able to put in place really do help” Richard Lee, Brentford FC goalkeeper Read more here

Can you compete under pressure?

08 October 2012
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‘Can you compete under pressure?’ aims to be the biggest ever study of the psychology of pressure. By analysing the data from those who take part, the scientists who designed it aim to shine unprecedented light on what affects performance under pressure. In doing so, they’ll discover something new about pressure in sport and in everyday life. Click here to take part in the 20 minute online test with the BBC Click here to take part in the 10 minute Connecting Minds Network international mental heath research

Can you cope with pressure?

06 May 2012
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An online psychology study, available on the BBC Website aims to study the psychology of pressure. By analysing the data from those who take part, research psychologist want to understand how performance is affected when we are under pressure. The research focuses on the psychological effect of pressure in sport and in everyday life. You can participate on the BBC lab Website.