4. The Psychology of Superior Sport Performance: A Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Perspective

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Bradley D. Hatfield and
  2. Scott E. Kerick

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch4

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Hatfield, B. D. and Kerick, S. E. (2007) The Psychology of Superior Sport Performance: A Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Perspective, in Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition (eds G. Tenenbaum and R. C. Eklund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738114

Online ISBN: 9781118270011

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Keywords:

  • psychology;
  • sport performance;
  • electroencephalography;
  • event-related potential;
  • neuroscience

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Efficiency of Mental Processes During Skilled Motor Performance

  • Neuroimaging: Tools Used to Examine the Working Brain

  • Confirmation of the Cognitive Basis of Electroencephalography During Motor Performance

  • Experts Versus Novices: Contrasts of Electroencephalographic Activity During Psychomotor Performance

  • The Relationship Between Cerebral Cortical Activity and Motor Performance

  • Networking Between Cortical Association and Motor Regions

  • Slow Potential Electroencephalographic Recording During Self-Paced Motor Performance

  • Brain Processes During Reactive Psychomotor Performance

  • Affective Neuroscience: Brain Rocesses During Distress

  • Genetic Bases of Individual Ifferences in Stress Reactivity

  • Conclusion