Top Ten Athletes from Philadelphia: What They Say About Our City

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Top Ten Athletes from Philadelphia: What They Say About Our City

In a book by Roger Barker, Ecological Psychology, Barker expressed the theory that social settings influence behavior.Barker stresses the importance of a town’s behavior and environment as the residents’ most ordinary instrument of describing their environment.

No matter where we go, we can't escape who we are, or where we're from. We talk like our neighborhood, share ideas with our neighborhoods, adapt the same attitudes and views from our neighborhoods.

When you go to stay places, doesn't everyone in the area seem "weird"?

This is because, every area has their thing, determined by their environmental settings.

Weather, people, history, laws, and products, really, anything can change the atmosphere from one city to another.

While everyone in the area is an individual, collectively, there is an identity.

So what about Philadelphia?

We'll observe some of the actions, and abilities of the 10 greatest Philadelphian athletes ever, and determine what some of there personalities say about the city.

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