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Modeling in Sport and Performance  

Barbi Law, Phillip Post, and Penny McCullagh

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Dec 2017
Modeling and imagery are distinct but related psychological skills. However, despite sharing similar cognitive processes, they have traditionally been investigated separately. While ... More

Moderator Variables  

Matthew S. Fritz and Ann M. Arthur

Moderation occurs when the magnitude and/or direction of the relation between two variables depend on the value of a third variable called a moderator variable. Moderator variables are ... More

Motivation in Sport and Performance  

Glyn C. Roberts, Christina G. L. Nerstad, and P. Nicolas Lemyre

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Jul 2018
Motivation is the largest single topic in psychology, with at least 32 theories that attempt to explain why people are or are not motivated to achieve. Within sport psychology research, ... More

Object Perception  

Scott P. Johnson

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Jul 2018
Visual scenes tend to be very complex: a multitude of overlapping surfaces varying in shape, color, texture, and depth relative to the observer. Yet most observers effortlessly perceive ... More

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  

Jonathan S. Abramowitz

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Aug 2017
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the most destructive psychological disorders. Its symptoms often interfere with work or school, interpersonal relationships, and with ... More

Organizational Behavior  

Neal M. Ashkanasy and Alana D. Dorris

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Mar 2017
Organizational behavior (OB) is a discipline that includes principles from psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Its focus is on understanding how people behave in organizational work ... More

Organizational Climate and Culture  

Mark G. Ehrhart and Benjamin Schneider

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Dec 2016
Research on the internal psychosocial environment of work organizations has largely been captured through the study of two constructs: organizational climate and organizational culture. ... More

Organizational Sensemaking  

Ravi S. Kudesia

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Apr 2017
Since the 1980s, the management and organizations literature has grown substantially, turning over the years toward cognitive, discursive, and phenomenological perspectives. At the heart ... More

Overqualification in the Workplace  

Berrin Erdogan, Talya N. Bauer, and Aysegul Karaeminogullari

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Jul 2017
Overqualification is a unique form of underemployment, which represents a state where the employee’s education, abilities, knowledge, skills, and/or experience exceed job requirements and ... More

Perfectionism and Performance in Sport, Education, and the Workplace  

Daniel J. Madigan, Andrew P. Hill, Sarah H. Mallinson-Howard, Thomas Curran, and Gareth E. Jowett

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Nov 2018
Perfectionism and performance have long been intertwined. The conceptual history of this relationship is best considered complex, with some theorists maintaining that perfectionism is ... More

Performance Consultants in Sport and Performance Psychology  

David Tod

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Mar 2017
Since the 1890s, the field of applied sport psychology has gained increasing visibility within the sport and exercise science, psychology, and mainstream communities. Associated with this ... More

Performance Psychology with Performing Artists  

Kate F. Hays

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May 2017
Performance psychology addresses issues of optimal performance across a wide range of fields. Optimal performance can be enhanced via psychological methods; psychology also addresses the ... More

Personality and Health  

Sarah E. Hampson

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Dec 2017
Although the belief that personality is linked to health goes back at least to Greek and Roman times, the scientific study of these links began in earnest only during the last century. The ... More

Personality Assessment in Clinical Psychology  

Katy W. Martin-Fernandez and Yossef S. Ben-Porath

Attempts at informal personality assessment can be traced back to our distant ancestors. As the field of Clinical Psychology emerged and developed over time, efforts were made to create ... More

Personnel Selection  

Jesús F. Salgado

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Mar 2017
Personnel selection is one of the most critical processes in the study of human work behavior because it determines the efficacy of many other issues of human resource management (e.g., ... More

Physical Activity and Inactivity Impacts on Cognitive and Emotional Functioning in Later Life  

Patrick D. Gajewski and Michael Falkenstein

Healthy aging is associated with changes in sensory, motor, cognitive, and emotional functions. Such changes depend on various factors. In particular, physical activity not only improves ... More

Physical Activity and Personality Traits  

Ryan E. Rhodes and Patrick Boudreau

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Feb 2017
The physical, psychological, and economic benefits of regular moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity are well substantiated. Unfortunately, few people in developed countries ... More

Physical Activity and Stress Reactivity  

Stephen H. Boutcher

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Jun 2017
Cardiovascular disease has been estimated to be responsible for over 30% of deaths worldwide. The traditional cardiovascular risk factors of smoking, obesity, diabetes, physical ... More

Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Anxiety  

Steven J. Petruzzello

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Feb 2018
A historically popular research topic in exercise psychology has been the examination of the exercise-anxiety relationship, with an ever-growing literature exploring the link between ... More

Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Cognition  

Jennifer L. Etnier

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Apr 2017
There is substantial interest in identifying the behavioral means by which to improve cognitive performance. Recent research and commercial ventures have focused on cognitive training ... More

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