Inside the Psychology of Olympians

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Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas (L) dives over the finish line to win the gold medal in the Women's 400m.

Stan Beecham, Georgia-based sports psychologist and author of the forthcoming Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success (McGraw-Hill Education, 2016) talks about the mindset of Olympic athletes and how their core beliefs about themselves promote their success.

"They think 'I'm good enough and 'it's going to work out for me,'" says psychologist Dr. Stan Beecham.