Mental toughness, perception of risk and belief in the paranormal are all connected | The Oxford Review

Mental toughness, perception of risk and belief in the paranormal are all connected

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Keywords: Mental toughness, resilience, perception of risk, risk, beliefs

Mental toughness, or the ability to consistently perform in the upper range of one’s ability regardless of the circumstances, is a growing area of research across areas such as psychology, sports science, education, health and military research and has recently been the focus of much business and organisational development attention.

The idea of mental toughness is based on both innate and developed attributes, values, attitudes, emotion regulation skills and ways of thinking that allow enhanced performance, even under more exacting, stressful and demanding conditions.

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