The Secret Lives of Sports Fans


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Eric Simons
Overlook Duckworth
Mind and Spirit, Philosophy
The Secret Lives of Sports Fans by Eric Simons


What is happening to our brains when we watch an exhilarating match? Why are fans so loyal to their team? Journalist Eric Simons explores the psychology behind the love of the game. Attending neuroscience conferences, talking to psychologists, scientists and fans, he sets out to discover what it is that makes sport so strangely compelling. Exploring the psychology and social role of sport, The Secret Lives of Sports Fans will appeal to anyone who finds themselves addicted to sporting spectacle or the ups and downs of their team.

Please note that the cover image here is different from the edition we have.

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