distraction conflict explanation of social facilitation

over view, evaluation and study of distraction conflict theory, Sanders et al.

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Distraction conflict theory
Cognitive theory looking at the amount of attention we give to task/audience
Dividing our attention between task and audience causes arousal
If task is well practiced/easy benefit from division causing optimal arousal- social facilitation
Bad/ too much arousal if task is not practiced/ hard-social inhibition

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