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Nov 22, 2016

News: A look at a few recent articles examining the effects of anxiety and pressure on performance and methods for counteracting these effects. Does pressure effect the planning or online control of movements? Could increasing anxiety in practice benefit motor learning?  What are holistic goals and how can they reduce pressure effects?



The interaction between practice and performance pressure on the planning and control of fast target directed movement

Perceptual-motor learning benefits from increased stress and anxiety

Anxiety and motor performance: More evidence for the effectiveness of holistic process goals as a solution to the process goal paradox


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My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

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Mouthbreathers – Anxiety

Wyldlife – She’s Making Me Nervous

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