Performance Psychology (Including Organizational & Sport Psychology)

Why Trying to Find Your Passion Might Backfire

Find your passion. It seems like such self-evidently good life advice. But it’s worth stopping to think about what it means to "find" your passion. The implication behind this phrase is that ...
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What Weekend Exercise Means for Monday Morning

People choose to spend their precious weekend hours in different ways. Sometimes taking it easy and recharging your batteries is just what you need to start the next week off fresh. Other ...
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The Personality of a Team Player

If you’re looking for someone who is good at teamwork, your ideal candidate is probably extraverted, agreeable and conscientious – but not too extraverted, agreeable or conscientious, according to a new study ...
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Making Workplaces Less Sedentary

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a study where people were asked to stand up during work meetings. The results of the study suggested that one factor contributing to the unhealthy ...
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Male Attractiveness: Is It All in the Upper Body?

It's one thing to judge someone's attractiveness based only on their looks, without considering their personality or non-physical traits. But researchers from Australia and the United States went a step further: they ...
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