The Neuroscience of Choking Under Pressure

July 9th, 2012 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Neurofeedback News

Everyone gets nervous; not everyone chokes. Why does it only happen to some athletes, performers, and students? It is a psycho­log­ical phenom­enon that losses make us feel bad more than gains make us feel good, thus inhibiting skill and perfor­mance.

Read more in this New Yorker Article.