“Choking is suboptimal performance, not just poor performance. It’s a performance that is inferior to what you can do and have done in the past and occurs when you feel pressure to get everything right,” argues Beilock.
People cope with failures and stress in life in a variety of ways ranging from distraction to getting social support. But what are the most effective strategies?
New research from the University of Kent has revealed that positive reframing, acceptance and humor are the most effective coping strategies for people dealing with failures.
Has the Internet made us dumber and simply become an external storage device for our brains?
The recent recession has placed a myopic emphasis on the need to deal with the millions of baby boomers retiring or about to retire in the next few years. In fact, we will need those aging workers. And we need to revise our view of aging, which for the most part, is portrayed in a negative way.
Research published in the journal Sleep suggests that sleeping longer can markedly improve physical performance.