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I chose to research the effects of social facilitation because I've always wondered how and why the presence of people can affect your performance when carrying out tasks especially in the area of sports.

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Raj Rathod 13V

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I chose to research the effects of social facilitation because I’ve always wondered how and why the presence of people can affect your performance when carrying out tasks especially in the area of sports.

Social facilitation is a term used for the presence of others can

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Zajonc’s drive theory of social facilitation. As we have seen the presence of others, especially when they are paying close attention to out performance as an interested audience, does seem to increase the feelings of arousal.

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Conclusion

The results found that if a audience was present participants were more likely to guess “dominant” words

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