Latest News

Athletes' fear of failure likely to lead to 'choke,' study shows

Anxiety about a competitive situation makes even the most physically active of us more likely to slip-up -- and backs up 'catastrophe theory,' research shows. "Our research indicates that heightened cognitive anxiety, brought on by the competitive scenario, really does affect performance abilities in physically active people -- and the same is likely to apply even for trained athletes," a researcher said.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • A strong welfare state mitigates the impact of the Great Recession

  • Costs to treat bleeding strokes increases 10 years later

  • For brain hemorrhage, risk of death lower at high-volume hospitals

  • Nursery places for three-year-olds: introduction of free entitlement did not deliver long-term benefits for children?s development, new research finds

  • Boosting use of multi-sensory environments in dementia care

  • Clot dissolver tpa's tardy twin could aid in stroke recovery

  • Exposure therapy appears helpful in treating patients with prolonged grief

  • Omega 3 can help children with ADD, experts say

  • Music therapy reduces depression in children, adolescents

  • Teens whose parents exert more psychological control have trouble with closeness, independence

  •