Out of control: Diminished prefrontal activity coincides with impaired motor performance due to choking under pressure


There are three non-exclusive theoretical explanations for the paradoxical collapse of performance due to large financial incentives. It has been proposed that "choking under pressure" is either due to distraction, interference via an increase in top-down control and performance monitoring, or excessive levels of arousal in the face of large losses. Given… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.10.058


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