Posts filed under: Football

readings in psychology for november 7th 2010

Here is what I am reading today: athletes and concussions “The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is calling for any athlete who is suspected of having a concussion to be removed from play until the athlete is evaluated by a […]

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Forty Years Can Pass Quickly

Today is a bit of a milestone for Mr. F and me–forty years ago, November 22, 1969, we went on our first date. And what did we do? We went to the USC-UCLA football game, of course. Little did the […]

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It’s College Football Time Again!

One of the major hobbies chez Freberg is watching college football, and the season got off to a glorious start for our multiple alma maters (UCLA–USC for Mr. F, UCLA for me, Army for Kristin, and Florida, USC, and Tennessee for […]

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The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat

We are a football house chez Freberg, although our tastes run to college football rather than the “for pay” NFL. But you have to love the Super Bowl! This year, we don’t have a “favorite.” Family members who are avid […]

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Concussions Have Long-lasting Effects

At the risk of sounding like a Super Bowl Scrooge (and I do love football and intend to enjoy the game), I was troubled by new data about the long-term effects of concussion. Comparisons of former athletes showed that those […]

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