Social facilitation

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What is social facilitation?
the influence of the presence of others on performance
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What is social inhibition?
the negative effect of an audience on performance
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What are the four types of observers?
- Co actors = performing same task but not in competition - Compeition co actors = opposition - Audience - Social reinforcers
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What is evaluation apprehension?
The more knowledge the audience has, the more pressure the individual feels
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Barons Distraction-conflict theory
Suggests audience takes up what little attention capacity we have, complex actions take up more. In turn increases our arousal and performance is affected. Anythign that distracts us hinders performance.
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