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The Resource Bounce : Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the science of success, Matthew Syed

Bounce : Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the science of success, Matthew Syed

Label
Bounce : Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the science of success
Title
Bounce
Title remainder
Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the science of success
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Syed
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this thoughtful, provocative book, a former Olympian persuasively demonstrates how sports offer powerful and often overlooked tools with which to explore fundamental subjects, including biology, morality, globalization, culture, gender, race, and economics
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Syed, Matthew
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.S8
LC item number
S94 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Success
  • Ability
  • Expertise
  • Gifted persons
  • Excellence
Label
Bounce : Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the science of success, Matthew Syed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-302) and index
Contents
The talent myth -- The hidden logic of success -- Miraculous children? -- The path to excellence -- Mysterious sparks and life-changing mind-sets -- Paradoxes of the mind -- The placebo effect -- The curse of choking and how to avoid it -- Baseball rituals, pigeons, and why great sportsmen feel miserable after winning -- Deep reflections -- Optical illusions and X-ray vision -- Drugs in sport, Schwarzenegger mice, and the future of mankind -- Are blacks superior runners?
Control code
419857021
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
viii, 312 p.
Isbn
9780061723759
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009048135
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419857021
Label
Bounce : Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the science of success, Matthew Syed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-302) and index
Contents
The talent myth -- The hidden logic of success -- Miraculous children? -- The path to excellence -- Mysterious sparks and life-changing mind-sets -- Paradoxes of the mind -- The placebo effect -- The curse of choking and how to avoid it -- Baseball rituals, pigeons, and why great sportsmen feel miserable after winning -- Deep reflections -- Optical illusions and X-ray vision -- Drugs in sport, Schwarzenegger mice, and the future of mankind -- Are blacks superior runners?
Control code
419857021
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
viii, 312 p.
Isbn
9780061723759
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009048135
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419857021

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