What You Should Know About Fun MapsIn this podcast series I interview Dr. Amanda Visek, lead researcher and Sports Psychologist at George Washington University on the recent published study on ‘Fun Integration Theory’. Here in this podcast we discuss the following:
- What is the ‘Fun Integration Theory’ and why should coaches know about it?
- What was unique in how you performed this research?
- What were the three most important ‘Fun Factors’ in your study?
- Where did ‘winning’ come into play regarding your ‘fun statements’?
- What do you mean by ‘Fun Maps’ and how can coaches best use these in their own program?
- How are you defining ‘mental bonuses’and ‘swag’ as part of the ‘fun factors’ in your study?
- What is an ‘availability heuristic’ and why should coaches understand this concept?
- What role do you see parents playing when it comes to kids having fun in their sport?
- What are the two or three biggest take aways for coaches from your research?
- Did the concept of ‘instant gratification’ influence any of your fun factors?
- Plus more!
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