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Thinking about Choking? Attentional Processes and Paradoxical Performance
When pressure to perform is increased, individuals commonly perform worse than if there were no pressure ("choking under pressure'). Two mechanisms have been proposed to account for thisExpand
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Gain and loss of esteem as determinants of interpersonal attractiveness
Abstract In a laboratory experiment, coeds interacted in two-person groups over a series of brief meetings. After each meeting the subjects were allowed to eavesdrop on a conversation between theExpand
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Situational correlates of emotional adjustment to athletic injury.
Patients at a sports medicine clinic served as subjects in an investigation of the relationship between various situational variables and emotional adjustment to athletic injury. Physician-ratedExpand
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Decision freedom as a determinant of the role of incentive magnitude in attitude change.
In the forced-compliance paradigm, attitude change following a counterattitudinal performance has been shown to be both a direct (reinforcement prediction) and an inverse (dissonance prediction)Expand
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Public Places and Spaces.
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A Negative Halo for Athletes Who Consult Sport Psychologists: Replication and Extension
Three studies are reported that replicate and extend previous work showing that athletes who consult a sport psychologist are derogated relative to athletes who work with their coaches on the sameExpand
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Social psychology and plea bargaining: Applications, methodology, and theory.
Two experiments with male subjects were conducted to investigate the plea bargaining process. Experiment 1 used a role-playing procedure to identify variables that affect the acceptance of a pleaExpand
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