The Emergence of Sport Psychology Prior to the 1940’s sports were not big in the public schools. However, as the emergence of sports came about, so did the pursuit of excellence, self-esteem, spectator interest, and money. As professional sports grew, along with salaries, and the desire to be at the top, the emergence of sport […]
Interview with Dr. Brian Anderson, a Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience professor at Texas A&M University. For more information on Dr. Anderson’s affective attention lab, visit http://andersonlab.sites.tamu.edu/.
Previous research has shown that visual attention is captured by a stimulus when it has been previously rewarded. How dopamine and the striatum are involved in this behavior, however, is not understood as well. The striatum is a major source of dopamine and a component of the motor and reward systems. It also plays a […]
The statement of purpose is a very important part of graduate school applications; however, most students are not sure what it entails or how to write a statement of purpose that stands out and impresses admissions committees. A statement of purpose is a one to two-page essay, single-spaced, describing your research interests and how the […]
May is fast approaching, and it is time to start gearing up for grad school. If you plan on applying to graduate school, it’s best to start early to keep the stress to a minimum. Also, according to the Princeton Review, “applying early increases your odds of being admitted.” Furthermore, many programs have rolling admissions, […]
Team training is supposed to either improve individual or collective outcomes in learning or performance. However, traits of individuals participating in the teams may affect the ability of team training to positively impact these outcomes. Texas A&M University’s Dr. Winfred Arthur, Jr. recently studied the way that interaction anxiety, or “the tendency to experience anxiety […]