The Resource Fans

Fans

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Fans
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Fans
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The perfect book for everyone cheering from the couch during the Tokyo Olympics Larry Olmsted’s writing and research have been called “eye-opening” (People ), “impressive” (Publishers Weekly , starred review), and “enlightening” (Kirkus Reviews ). Now, the New York Times and Washington Post bestselling author turns his expertise to a subject that has neverbeen fully explored, delivering a highly entertaining game changer thatuses brand-new research to show us why being a sports fan is good for usindividually and is a force for positive change in society. Fans is a passionate reminder of how games, teams, and the communities dedicated to them are vitalto our lives. Citing fascinating new studies on sports fandom, Larry Olmsted makesthe case that the more you identify with a sports team, the better yoursocial, psychological, and physical health is; the more meaningful yourrelationships are; and the more connected and happier you are. Fansmaintain better cognitive processing as their gray matter ages; theyhave better language skills; and college students who follow sports havehigher GPAs, better graduation rates, and higher incomes aftergraduating. And there’s more: On a societal level, sports help us healafter tragedies, providing community and hope when we need it most. Fans is the perfect gift for anyone who loves sports or anyone who lovessomeone who loves sports. “Olmsted opens a window into a psychologically compelling world ofpassion and purpose.” —Harvey Araton, author of Our Last Season: A Writer, a Fan, a Friendship
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Larry Olmsted
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dictionaries
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Deportes y Recreo / General
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Fans
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Publication
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ODILO:034300019986
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781643751696
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Fans
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300019986
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781643751696
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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