Book Review: This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon, by L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers

This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon by [Wertheim, L. Jon, Sommers, Sam]

 

Hello again, everyone. Today finds us with a new book review and this time its This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon, by L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers. 

This is Your Brain on Sports is the book for sports fans, and they’re loved ones, searching for a deeper understanding of the games they watch and the people who play them.  Sports Illustrated executive editor and 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 and their enthusiast’s ride-or-die drive for the sporting world.  Through the prism of behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology, they reveal the hidden influences and surprising

Through the prism of behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology, they reveal the hidden influences and surprising clues 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. As well as how the decisions of unions and guilds help to shape our fall afternoons.

In short, this book is a thought-provoking journey into how psychology and behavioral science collide with the universe of underdogs and rivalry games.

To find out more about this book, click here.

Enjoy,

Nicole

 

Please note, this book was a provided review copy provided by Blogging for Books; all opinions are my own. Thank you.
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