Choking Under Pressure

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Stanford lost the Fiesta Bowl Monday night after freshman Jordan Williamson missed three field goal attempts. Why do we choke at important moments, and what can we do about it?


David Lombardi, former play-by-play broadcaster for Stanford football who helped cover the Fiesta Bowl for Cardinal Channel and KZSU

Sian L. Beilock, professor of psychology at the University of Chicago and author of "Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To"

Dan O'Brien, Olympic gold medalist (1996) in decathlon