Audience support and choking under pressure: a home disadvantage?


This paper highlights the not-so-obvious but compelling reasons why the same supportive audiences that can help performers attain their highest potential also may increase performers' risk of choking under pressure. Drawing primarily from social psychology research and theory, we conclude that audience support magnifies performance pressure and induces… (More)


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@article{Wallace2005AudienceSA, title={Audience support and choking under pressure: a home disadvantage?}, author={Harry M. Wallace and Roy FI Baumeister and Kathleen D. Vohs}, journal={Journal of sports sciences}, year={2005}, volume={23 4}, pages={429-38} }