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How to avoid choking under pressure, with Dr. Sian Beilock

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Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science. 

On this show, University of Chicago psychologist and researcher Dr. Sian Beilock explains why we choke under pressure and how we can avoid doing it. 

Her book is Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To.

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