Poker Psychology


Psychology Strategy

Here are all of the strategy articles on the topic of "poker psychology".

I wish I could give a really profound introduction to this poker psychology section, but I don't hold much in the way of a psychology degree or anything like that to wow you with.

Nonetheless, I have been reading opponents and trying to keep sane whilst playing poker for the last 3 years though, so I guess that counts for something.

Poker psychology articles.

Title Level Category Utility
Table Image Beginner Psychology 7/10
Tilting Beginner Psychology 5/10
Downswings Beginner Psychology 4/10
Bad Beats Beginner Psychology 3/10
Chat Box Strategy Beginner Psychology 1/10
Multiple Level Thinking Intermediate Psychology 8/10
Poker Metagame Advanced Psychology 8/10
(Click table headings to sort)

If you're looking for a guide on how to play a hand of Texas Hold'em from start to finish, try the hand guide.

Psychology strategy section highlights.

Important psychology articles.

What's the first thing you think of when asked about the psychology of poker? Outsmarting your opponents? Getting inside their head? "What do they think, I think they're holding" and all that? Well that's all to do with multiple level thinking, which in my opinion is the leading article in this poker psychology section.

The second most important article is the one on the poker metagame. This article pretty much puts a name to everything that influences our decisions that are not from the physical aspects of play. Don't worry, you'll understand what I mean when you read the article.

Other useful poker psychology articles.

The majority of the other articles in this section are related to variance and keeping your cool at the table. I'm sure that a lot of players will benefit from reading the bad beats article... that's right, bad beats actually happen to all of us. But as they say, it's not about falling down it's how you get back up.

Winning players take bad beats on the chin and continue to play the best poker they can. This is what sets winning players apart from those that bitch and moan about bad luck rather than dealing with it and focusing on how well they are going to play the next hand.

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