Health And Sports Psychology Handout

Learned helplessness, one manifestation of transfer of learning, is an obstacle to full achievement of health and even athletic goals. The following video segments describe the neurobiology of how chimpanzees and humans transfer learning and how learned helplessness develops.

Watch the “Neuroscience,” “Cognitive Psychology,” “Mental Processes,” and “Learned Helplessness” videos available on the student website.

Prepare a 1-page handout, explaining how ideas presented in the video segments can be used to identify and overcome learned helplessness. Assume your audience is either clients for whom you are their wellness life coach, or coaches of high school athletes.

YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ACCESS  Watch the “Neuroscience,” “Cognitive Psychology,” “Mental Processes,” and “Learned Helplessness” videos  ONLINE

THEN ANSWER THIS QUESTION: Seligman’s reformulated (1978 and later) model of learned helplessness