Performance under pressure in skill tasks: An analysis of professional darts
Sebastian Gehrmann and
PLOS ONE, 2020, vol. 15, issue 2, 1-21
Understanding and predicting how individuals perform in high-pressure situations is of importance in designing and managing workplaces. We investigate performance under pressure in professional darts as a near-ideal setting with no direct interaction between players and a high number of observations per subject. Analyzing almost one year of tournament data covering 32,274 dart throws, we find no evidence in favor of either choking or excelling under pressure.
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