Why Do We Choke Under Pressure?

Why Do We Choke Under Pressure?

Social Studies | Posted by YouInc.com - November 6, 2013 at 12:00 am

You're getting ready for a make-or-break presentation when your palms begin to sweat; then your mouth gets dry, your heart races. You've practiced the pitch a thousand times but, suddenly, it's gone.

Incredibly enough, you've just high jacked your own performance - the very last thing you wanted to do. But why?

Please see below as YouInc seeks to answer the eternal question.

Tags: brains, neurons, performance, pressure, stress, health

Jenny Watson
Jenny Watson is a freelance graphic designer and some-time DJ based in Toronto. Check out some of her work at www.missjennywatson.com.
Kristin Kent

Kristin Kent is a multimedia journalist living in Toronto. Her work has appeared in the Toronto Star, Marketing, Profit Magazine and more. For YouInc, she’s tackling issues that matter most to entrepreneurs – and she’s doing it in a way most of us learn best. Think infographics, punchy videos and illustrated features.

Kim Hamilton
November 11, 2013 at 12:32 pm
I was hoping there would be more info on this article. I don't forget what I want to say but I tend to get short of breath...any tips?
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