Welcome to
Player Development Project.
Receive quality content every week. Sign up for PDP Weekly
Learn to coach with confidence. Become a Member
Have you got a coaching mentor yet? Coaching Mentors
Turn your club into a learning centre. Club Partnerships
Already a PDP Member?
Get Started
Research Reviews

Diversifying Experiences Enhance Cognitive Flexibility

Simone M. Ritter, Rodica Ioana Damian, Dean Keith Simonton, Rick B. van Baaren, Madelijn Strick, Jeroen Derks, Ap Dijksterhuis

This study discusses human creativity in relation to diversifying life experiences - the kind of experiences which shape character - early parental loss, having immigrant status, or even living abroad.  A fascinating look into the adaptability of the human mind, and especially how the brain reacts to these often extremely stressful and life changing conditions.

Can creativity be a bi-product of these experiences?  How does sport play a role in facilitating this...

Join our coaching
community to
continue reading.

Start your Active or Accelerate Membership now and get unlimited access plus you will unlock exclusive features:

  • Join the coaching discussion in our exclusive PDP Members Slack Community.
  • Unlock all content, and save your favourite articles, videos or session plans to view later.
  • Plus much more.

Have you claimed your free ebook yet?

Coaching Fundamentals: Six Steps to Creating Quality Training Sessions Your Players Will Love

Download Now FREE