Consider a familiar scenario: A team dominates the early stages of a competition, jumping out to a big lead - only to watch that lead gradually shrink as the other team makes their comeback. The leaders start to falter and make mistakes while the opponent seizes the momentum and can do no wrong.
What is happening in this scenario? Why does it happen? And why is it so common?
If you’ve ever wondered why it’s easier to play from behind and more difficult to play in the lead, then today is your day.