Psychology & Psychiatry

Why elite athletes should develop mindfulness to up their game

Athletes at the very highest level of their sport face the challenge of performing consistently under pressure amid many potential distractions, including performance anxiety, crowd behavior, their own and others' expectations, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological stress impedes performance, even for Olympic athletes

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were unique not just for taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic but for being the first athletic event to measure and broadcast competitors' heart rates as world-class archers took a shot at Olympic ...

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