Psychological Stress Impedes Performance, Even for Olympic Athletes
Research done in Psychological Science provides support for something sports fans have long suspected: When athletes feel the pressure, their performance suffers.
Research at the Interface of Artificial Intelligence and Psychological Science, 2018–2022
A collection of research on various aspects of AI, published between 2018 and 2022 in the APS journals.
Experts Don’t Always Give Better Advice—They Just Give More
For tasks ranging from solving word puzzles to throwing darts, better performers didn’t give better advice—they just gave more of it.
4 Ways to Improve Performance: Cool New Science on Motivation
Performing well, getting things done and constantly improving are part of the human experience. People have an instinct to matter—and you want to do great things in your work and in your personal life. And
What Makes a Champion? Varied Practice, Not Single-Sport Drilling
Even when young competitors show tremendous promise in a specialized sport, they’re likely to emerge better adult athletes if they take a more multidisciplinary approach.
What Makes a Champion
What explains exceptional human performance? This podcast sheds light on the power of diversification.