State anxiety and visual attention: The role of the quiet eye period in aiming to a far target

@article{Behan2008StateAA,
  title={State anxiety and visual attention: The role of the quiet eye period in aiming to a far target},
  author={Michael Behan and Mark R. Wilson},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={207 - 215}
}
Abstract In this study, we examined how individuals controlled their gaze behaviour during execution of a far aiming task and whether the functional relationship between perception and action was disrupted by increased anxiety. Twenty participants were trained on a simulated archery task, using a joystick to aim and shoot arrows at the target, and then competed in two counterbalanced experimental conditions designed to manipulate the anxiety they experienced. The specific gaze behaviour… 

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