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HOW TO EMBRACE FAILURE IN SPORT?

I.G. 2018 As the saying goes ‘we learn from our mistakes’. Embracing failure is the reason why parents let their children fall down and get back up when they’re learning how to walk. It’s the reason why students re-sit exams, and it’s the reason why sports athletes have comebacks after major defeats. So important is failure to your […]

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Discussion

Various adverse neurological and psychiatric outcomes occurring after COVID-19 have been predicted and www.thelancet.com/psychiatry Vol 8 May 2021 ………..The data presented in this study, from a large electronic health records network, support these predictions and provide estimates of the incidence and risk of these outcomes in patients who had COVID-19 compared with matched cohorts of patients […]

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The Two Brain Systems that Control Our Attention: The Science of Gaining Focus

I’ve noticed lately that my mind has been wandering a lot so I wanted to see how attention works and how to manage it better. It turns out a lot of us have wandering minds and struggle to stay focused. In fact, when we’re reading, our minds typically wander anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of the time. […]

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Mind-Wandering General Conclusion

(………….) The results of this project suggest that mind wandering is part of sport, as occurs in other areas of daily life. Accordingly, mind wandering occurs in a wide range of situations in sport and physical activity. Common features of many situations involved physical inactivity while coaches were talking, low arousal emotions, both positive and […]