This Is your Brain on Sports

This Is your Brain on Sports

The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn From the T-shirt Cannon

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THE book for sports fans searching for a deeper understanding of the games they watch and the people who play them. Bestselling author L. Jon Wertheim teams up with Tufts psychologist Sam Sommers to take readers on a wild ride into the inner world of sports. Through the prism of behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology, they reveal the hidden influences and surprising cues that inspire and derail us--on the field and in the stands--and by extension, in corporate board rooms, office settings, and our daily lives.--Adapted from book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780553447408
0553447408
9780553447415
Branch Call Number: 796.019 We
Description: viii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Sommers, Sam

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