This is adapted from Chapter 1 from Head in the Game. It’s the 2015 NFC Championship game, and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson lines up in shotgun with a nearly impossible task ahead. The Seahawks, the defending Super Bowl champions, have just gotten the ball back from the Green Bay Packers at the thirty-one-yard line,...Continue Reading
This is the Head in the Game prologue. “’Ello, mate!” Wearing a long, loose white T-shirt, black skinny jeans, and flip-flops, Andy Walshe, Ph.D., an enthusiastic, balding, white- haired Australian with energy for days, strolls into the Red Bull North America headquarters lobby. I’m relieved. It’s February 2016, and I was nervous that...Continue Reading
Many thanks to Sports Illustrated for running this excerpt from Head in the Game. It’s about how great athletes are using EEG technology to study and train their brains, much like they use film, personal trainers, and the like the study and train their bodies and their skills. Beyond their sports, too, it is having profound...Continue Reading
HarperCollins just posted a first look at the inside of Head in the Game, including the title pages, chapter breakdowns, and, best of all, the Prologue and Chapter 1. This is where this book process of rolling out the book gets kind of emotional and scary for me, because this is where it gets personal....Continue Reading
Huge thank-you to B/R Mag at Bleacher Report for running this excerpt from Head in the Game. It’s a mashup of different tools used by Steph Curry that make an appearance in the book. (The sensory deprivation chambers/float tanks are especially fantastic.) Click.Continue Reading
Diving deep into the new frontier of “mental engineering” taking the world’s greatest athletes by storm — and exploring the brave new world it creates for the rest of us.
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