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Jan 17, 2017

Why does the presence of others change the performance of an individual athlete? Why is this social facilitation effect sometimes good and sometimes bad?  Does it matter whether the other people are observing, evaluating or performing the same action? Does being “observed” via activity monitoring technology facilitate performance?



The Dynamogenic Factors in Pacemaking and Competition

Social Facilitation From Triplett to Electronic Performance Monitoring

Social "facilitation" as challenge and threat

Social facilitation in motor tasks: a review of research and theory

Social Facilitation of Running: An Unobtrusive



Yerkes Dodson Figures


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The Dark Brothers – Watching People

The Henry Girls – Watching the Detectives

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