UChicago's Sian Beilock on Athletes, Choking and the Olympics

Prof. Sian Beilock on athletes, choking and the Olympics

Summary

Prof. Sian Beilock discusses the pressure athletes face at the Olympics, and why some thrive while others choke. Beilock, author of Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To, looks at the success of the U.S. women's gymnastics team on the world's biggest stage and how their strategies can translate to everyday life.

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Duration:
2 minutes
Recorded:
August 11, 2016
Published: August 12, 2016
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