Summary of Choke
Copyright © 2010 by Sian Beilock
Reprinted by permission of Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
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Psychology professor Sian Beilock answers many compelling questions, among them: Why do people choke, and what can you do to avoid choking under pressure? Beilock points out steps you can follow to hold up better in a pinch. Some are small and easy, others more complex and systemic. Though the author makes the same points – or the same sort of points, in different ways – her ideas apply to many fields. getAbstract recommends her book to athletes, salespeople, leaders, speakers, teachers and anyone who wants to perform well in the clutch.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why people choke under pressure,
- What factors contribute to choking and
- How you can avoid choking when the stakes are high.
About the Author
Sian Beilock is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Chicago.
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