Putting in the mind versus putting on the green: Expertise, performance time, and the linking of imagery and action

  title={Putting in the mind versus putting on the green: Expertise, performance time, and the linking of imagery and action},
  author={S. Beilock and Sara Gonso},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology},
  pages={920 - 932}
  • S. Beilock, Sara Gonso
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Does manipulating the time available to image executing a sensorimotor skill impact subsequent skill execution outcomes in a similar manner as manipulating execution time itself? Novice and skilled golfers performed a series of imaged golf putts followed by a series of actual golf putts under instructions that emphasized either speeded or nonspeeded imaging/putting execution. Novices putted less accurately (i.e., higher putting error score) following either putting or imagery instructions in… CONTINUE READING
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