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Choke : what the secrets of the brain reveal about getting it right when you have to / Sian Beilock.

by Beilock, Sian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : Free Press, c2010Description: viii, 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781416596172.Subject(s): Failure (Psychology) | Performance -- Psychological aspects | Success -- Psychological aspectsDDC classification: 153.9 B422 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Sample text
Contents:
1. The curse of expertise -- 2. Training success -- 3. Less can be more : why flexing your prefrontal cortex is not always beneficial -- 4. Brain differences between the sexes : a self-fulfilling prophecy? -- 5. Bombing the test : why we choke under pressure in the classroom -- 6. The choking cure -- 7. Choking under pressure : from the green to the stage -- 8. Fixing the cracks in sport and other fields: anti-choke techniques -- 9. Choking in the business world.
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Main / Collection principale 153.9 B422 (Browse shelf) Available

Fall 2011 Selected Accessions List.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-280) and index.

1. The curse of expertise -- 2. Training success -- 3. Less can be more : why flexing your prefrontal cortex is not always beneficial -- 4. Brain differences between the sexes : a self-fulfilling prophecy? -- 5. Bombing the test : why we choke under pressure in the classroom -- 6. The choking cure -- 7. Choking under pressure : from the green to the stage -- 8. Fixing the cracks in sport and other fields: anti-choke techniques -- 9. Choking in the business world.

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