Ironic effects of performance are worse for neurotics


Barlow M., Woodman T., GÖRGÜLÜ R. , Voyzey R.

PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND EXERCISE, vol.24, pp.27-37, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.12.005
  • Title of Journal : PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND EXERCISE
  • Page Numbers: pp.27-37
  • Keywords: Anxiety, Ironic error, Neuroticism, Football, Darts, Stress, HEART-RATE-VARIABILITY, AVOIDANT INSTRUCTIONS, MENTAL CONTROL, PERSONALITY, ANXIETY, SUPPRESSION, KNOWLEDGE, PRESSURE, BEHAVIOR, CHOKING

Abstract

Objectives: To conduct the first examination of neuroticism as a predictor of (1) the incidence of what Wegner (1989, 2009) terms ironic processes of mental control and (2) the precision of ironic performance errors under high- and low-anxiety conditions.