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44 –Social Facilitation of Performance & The 1st Sports Psych Experiment

44 –Social Facilitation of Performance & The 1st Sports Psych Experiment

Why does the presence of others change the performance of an individual athlete? Why is this social facilitation effect sometimes good and sometimes bad?  Does it matter whether the other people are observing, evaluating or performing the same action? Does being “observed” via activity monitoring technology facilitate performance?   Articles/links: The Dynamogenic Factors in Pacemaking and Competition Social Facilitation From Triplett to Electronic Performance Monitoring Social "facilitation" as challenge and threat Social facilitation in motor tasks: a review of research and theory Social Facilitation of Running: An Unobtrusive Study   Yerkes Dodson Figures   My other (new) podcast: Ultra Running Science & Superstitions   More information: http://perceptionaction.com/ My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles) My ASU Web page Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)   Subscribe in iOS/Apple Subscribe in Anroid/Google   Credits: The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action The Dark Br

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