The psychology of how Olympic gold, silver and bronze can go to your head - Washington Post (blog) | All About Coaching | Scoop.it

For many athletes in London, this may be their only shot at Olympic gold before they’re forced to move on to other jobs and careers far outside the world of swimming pools, gymnasiums and running tracks. When they do, one might expect their many skills and qualities—their determination, their persistence, their extraordinary work ethics, their competitive drive—to make them uniquely successful in less Olympian pursuits.

A new study from the University of Queensland in Australia, however, says that’s not always the case.


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