• Dr Victor Thompson

Links to some articles on sports superstitions

Updated: Nov 13, 2019

Following my post yesterday (22nd July 2017), I thought that I'd share some links to other pieces on the psychology of superstitions in sports and giving the theory and examples - some include comments provided by me, some from others. Click on these links if you want to read (or listen to) a bit more. Here they are:

BBC Radio 4 today programme about Andy Murray, Wimbledon and superstitions: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8132000/8132285.stm

And this time Wimbledon and superstitions on the Telegraph newspaper's website:


With cyclists and their lucky charms:


Superstitions for everyone, on the British Psychological Society's website:


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