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Experts from a Variety of Disciplines Available to Discuss Sport and Its Role in Society

Experts from a Variety of Disciplines Available to Discuss Sport and Its Role in Society

Sport has the power to unite citizens regardless of their race, ethnicity or religion. Sport is tightly woven into the fabric of American life — from preschoolers participating in soccer tots and gymnastics, to the culture surrounding high school football, to the myriad business models with professional sports at the center.

Stress Hormone Blocks Testosterone’s Effects, Study Shows

High levels of the stress hormone cortisol play a critical role in blocking testosterone's influence on competition and domination, according to new psychology research at The University of Texas at Austin. The study, led by Robert Josephs, professor of psychology at The University of Texas at Austin, and Pranjal Mehta, assistant professor of psychology at…   » Continue Reading