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Social facilitation

Positive effects of others present

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Social inhibition

Negative effects due to presence of others

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4 types of others present in sport

Audience
Competitors
Social reinforcers
Co actors

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Audience

Just watches

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Competitors

Are in conflict with performer

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Social reinforcers

Encourage or criticise performance

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Co actors

Doing sport alongside you

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Expert performer

Well learned/accurate dominant response, leads to social facilitation

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Novice performer

Poorly learned/inaccurate response under pressure leading to social inhibition

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Evaluation apprehension

Fear of being judged

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Preventing social Inhibition

Getting players familiar with playing with crowd
Gradually/introducing evaluation
Improving focus and concentration
Lower arousal levels
Decrease importance of event

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Dominant response

Focusing on one or two cues as our ability to take in information reduces