Can Images Of Death Motivate College Basketball Players?

Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:51pm
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College and professional coaches, and even those in high school, are legendary for unique motivational techniques.

And they can be positive, negative or just a little strange.

A new study put together by University of Arizona Ph.D. graduate student Colin Zestscott and three colleagues looks into whether college basketball players can be motivated to play better after they’re shown images related to death.

We talked with Zestscott.

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