Practice Makes Perfect – Except In This One Scenario
Have you ever put in countless hours preparing for something important, only to have everything go wrong when it’s showtime?
You're not alone; it happens to everyone.
And while you’d be forgiven for chalking this up to bad luck, new evidence indicates that a major reason why we choke under pressure is because our uncontrolled fears are causing us to unknowingly set ourselves up for failure by avoiding the very elements we need to rehearse.
Let me explain.
Originally published: April 5, 2022
Author: Sian Beilock
Institution: Barnard College
Published by: Forbes