sports psychology

Mental Match-up Game 3 NBA Finals – Locker Room Skills

With LeBron saying “it’s only basketball”, reports of weed in the Cavs locker room and Durant saying he shouldn’t be criticized for leaving OKC because LeBron did it, we’ve got the playground rocking.

I said earlier that given their history the Cavs had a slight mental advantage if they lost the first two games. But that […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Denise Shull, Emotion Analytics, sports psychology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mental Match-up NBA Finals Game 1 – Advantage #CAVS

Going in, the mental advantage tips to the Cavs. The Cavs can lose one and maybe even two games and still feel that they can come back, still feel like “so what, we’ve done this before.”

On the other hand, if Curry, Durant and Green lose even one game early in the series, they are going […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Emotion Analytics, Emotions & Decisions, sports psychology|0 Comments

Solve that Cleveland Sports Curse

UPDATE June 20, 2016: I am SO glad the Cavs won! Thrilled. Elated. Vindicated. Ecstatic. Relieved. Joyous. Shocked… not necessarily in that order. Maybe someday I will get to interview LeBron about the cycle of emotions he experienced and used to create this incredible historic victory!

UPDATE June 17, 2016: This time I stayed until the […]

How We Decide

Between the avalanche of neuroimages, the financial crisis and its aftermath and Jonah Lehrer’s book entitled How We Decide, interest in figuring out the answer has probably never been so attenuated.

Allow me to submit a new model that I will believe will come to be the way we understand our own decision making come 10 […]

By |February 26th, 2010|ReThinking|1 Comment

Morgan Stanley, Tom Watson and Recovery

Today's neuroscience proves that the residual feelings resulting form one event can completely color your beliefs about the next event. It also proves you can't act - or even make a decision - without emotional inputs. Therefore, managing those inputs - in the way that works - is a singularly profitable (and winning) endeavor.

By |July 23rd, 2009|Comfort Food|2 Comments