|
1 minute reading

International sporting events have an influence on our appreciation of well-being

International sporting events have an influence on our appreciation of well-being International sporting events have an influence on our appreciation of well-being
Source: Yann Dalon
Font size
A
12 24 17
A

In an event such as the Soccer World Cup, the phenomenon of increased identification with the team and greater national pride has been referred to as the “feel-good effect at mega sports events“. Such events facilitate social connections and have an influence on our emotions: they are sources of joy and frustration, anger and pride, depression and enthusiasm; and ultimately affect what psychologist call the “subjective well-being” – which is, as a key concept in positive psychology, our own appreciation of one’s life in global terms.

_____

Source : Soccer results affect subjective well-being, but only briefly: a smartphone study during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, 2015

Comments are small addendum used to provided quick feedback. They are intentionally limited in size and formatting.


Please enter a value.

Your example


Please enter a value.
Similar articles
Categories:
Management & HR
Our human nature tells us to help others Our human nature tells us to help others
Viktor Miller-Gausa via Behance

The results (ed. of the study): only 1 percent of the executives said managers should bother showing employees that their work makes a difference. If anything, many companies try to explain the value our work will have in our own lives, the benefits we will reap if we hit a goal, as opposed to the benefit that others will derive.

But remember our biology we are more inspired and motivated when we know we are helping biologically others. 

| Approved
Category:
Social psychology

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

| Approved
Categories:
Social psychology
Sociability is the curse of the human race Sociability is the curse of the human race
Guillem H. Pongiluppi via Artstation

That is the curse of the human race. Sociability.

What Christ should have said was "Yea, verily, whenever two or three of you are gathered together, some other guy is going to get the living shit knocked out of him." Shall I tell you what sociology teaches us about the human race? I'll give it to you in a nutshell.

Show me a man or woman alone and I'll show you a saint. Give me two and they'll fall in love. Give me three and they'll invent the charming thing we call "society." Give me four and they'll build a pyramid. Give me five and they'll make one an outcast Give me six and they'll reinvent prejudice. Give me seven and in seven years they'll reinvent warfare. Man may have been made in the image of God, but human society was made in the image of His opposite number, and is always trying to get back home.

| Approved
Categories:
Politics

No serious sociologist any longer believes that the voice of the people expresses any divine or specially wise and lofty idea.

The voice of the people expresses the mind of the people, and that mind is made up for it by the group leaders in whom it believes and by those persons who understand the manipulation of public opinion.

It is composed of inherited prejudices and symbols and cliches and verbal formulas supplied to them by the leaders.

| Approved
Categories:
Business

A company shouldn’t get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn’t last.

| Approved
Row:Column:
×
Row:Column:
×