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Optimal Performance:
Strategies to minimize Interfering Distractions

Here are factors that affect performance:
Performance  =  Abilities + Preparation - Interfering Distractions

This “equation” was introduced in Metacognition` and developed in Optimal Performance, which says ---- [to be continued]

I.O.U. — Eventually (maybe in late late August or September?) I'll return to developing this page.  Before then, you can explore on your own:


LINKS:  We can try to get optimal performance for a wide range of situations involving mental skills and physical skills.  Below are some "candidate pages" that I'll go through later (maybe in August/September 2013) to check for quality, to decide whether to retain each page, replace it, or (most obviously for speaking, relationships, and exams) supplement it:

  • music -- http://www.davidleisner.com/guitarcomposer/noname.html

  • music -- http://www.uwec.edu/counsel/pubs/musicanxiety.htm

  • music -- http://eeshop.unl.edu/anxiety.html

  • stage -- http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/finding-your-voice/201011/performance-anxiety

  • stage - http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/stage-fright-performance-anxiety?

  • speaking -

  • relationships -

  • exams -

  • sports - http://www.sportpsychologytoday.com/tag/performance-anxiety/

  • sports -- http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/sport_psych/a/aa010603a.htm

  • sports -- http://socialanxietydisorder.about.com/od/copingwithsad/a/sportsbasics.htm

  • sports - http://www.brianmac.co.uk/psych.htm and http://www.brianmac.co.uk/companx.htm

  • youth sports - http://www.momsteam.com/team-of-experts/keith-wilson-msw-d-div/performance-anxiety-in-youth-sports-parents-can-help-their-ch