The Effects of Stereotypes and Audience-Pressure on Athletic Performance: Threat, Lift, and Choking Under Pressure

Gainsburg, Izzy B.

The present study examines how positive ingroup and positive outgroup stereotypes interact with audience-induced pressure to affect athletic performance. In sport the effects of negative stereotypes and pressure are well researched, but the effects of positive stereotypes and the interactions between stereotypes and pressure are less researched. Specifically, it remains an open question as to whet... read more

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