The mental edge

Allman, William F.
August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/3/92, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p50
Examines how the brain is the key to peak performance in both sports and life. The role of sports psychologist Shane Murphy, director of sports science for the US Olympic team; The new focus on the `mental game'; The importance of harnessing the power of the mind; The profound changes in the brain associated with peak performance; The areas in the brain affected during intense concentration; How psychologists train athletes; Mental imagery; Stress response; More.


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