AREAS OF INTEREST: MENTAL TOUGHNESS, MIND/BODY, IMAGERY, CONFIDENCE, SELF-EFFICACY. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Some say competition is an acceptable method for venting aggression. Others believe it exposes strengths and weaknesses in personalities. There is little doubt that the heat of battle exposes a competitor's weakest points. If an athlete's personality is … [Read more...] about MENTAL TOUGHNESS LEADS TO IMPROVED PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE.