The Secret Lives of Sports Fans

The Secret Lives of Sports Fans

The Science of Sports Obsession

Book - 2013
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Presents an exploration of sports fandom that considers how it can be a fundamental aspect of an individual's identity, why people form such strong attachments to favorite teams, and what happens in the human mind and body when watching a game.
Publisher: New York :, Overlook Duckworth,, 2013
ISBN: 9781590208649
Branch Call Number: 306.483 SIM
Characteristics: 320 pages ; 21 cm
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Have you ever wondered what effect a win or a loss has on a fan’s testosterone levels, or what impact being a sports fan has on empathy? How about sports fans and a sense of belonging to a group? Simons has put together a tightly-written book that will allow the sports fan to self-examine, and th... Read More »


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