Choking Under Pressure
Why is it that so many of us choke when faced with high-pressure situations to win? From basketball to golf, new research suggests that when you stop to think too hard during these critical moments, your body tends to “freeze” up with all that overthinking. For example, just think of all those free throw shots that Shaq missed during his career. It wasn’t just his hand size that flubbed it up for him.
The science lies in the fact that the body doesn’t always need the brain to think for it. …read more