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By Ellis Cashmore

This booklet specializes in fifty significant influential figures on psychology, starting from the earliest days of the self-discipline 2 hundred years in the past to the current day. It offers concise biographical info on every one philosopher, after which proceeds to check their contributions to the evolution of psychology as a self-discipline, and offers a observation on their rules and works. Accessibly written and with courses to additional analyzing, Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology is a useful source for the scholar, practitioner and basic reader alike.

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Golf, like chess, bowls, snooker, and several other sports, is a sport that requires only limited physical prowess, a degree of ‘‘mental agility,’’ but most importantly a great deal of judgment, anticipation, and tactical awareness. These are values that are acquired through experience. While ‘‘mental agility’’ as measured by intelligence tests, declines, experience increases, making the age of peak performance in these sports between thirty and fifty. In other sports, speed is a factor and peaks typically arrive much earlier.

Involvement in an exercise program produced improvement in the participants’ lower-limb function, gait velocity, joint mobility, and strength. It also improved depression symptoms and overall mental state, adding to the conclusion that physical activity in later life has benefits in both physical fitness and cognitive function, though not in a straightforward CAUSE–effect relationship. Health characteristics and social and environmental circumstances also enter the relationship. Further reading Austed, S.

1939). Frustration and Aggression. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Gill, D. L. (2000). Psychological dynamics of sport and exercise, 2nd edn. : Human Kinetics. Husman, B. F. and Silva, J. M. (1984). Aggression in sport: definitional and theoretical considerations. In J. M. Silva and R. S. ) Psychological Foundations of Sport (pp. 246–60). ; Human Kinetics. Isberg, L. (2000). Anger, aggressive behavior, and athletic performance. In Y. L. ), Emotions in Sport (pp. 113–33). : Human Kinetics.

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