Rik's Ramblings

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Smart People Choke Under Pressure

This explains why I'm so crap at interviews ....

    Smart People Choke Under Pressure: "A new study finds that individuals with high working-memory capacity, which normally allows them to excel, crack under pressure and do worse on simple exams than when allowed to work with no constraints. Those with less capacity score low, too, but they tend not to be affected by pressure.


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