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The next scheduled Live Webcast : APRIL 16, 2015
The Brain Science Behind Golf: Why Some Experience the “Yips”
Dr. Debbie Crews
What happens when an athlete, who has undoubtedly dedicated their life to training for the perfect performance, suddenly loses all control when it counts the most? Dr. Crews will share the fascinating behavioral, cognitive, and psychophysiological science behind getting the “yips” in the game of golf and learning to play with the yips. The brain pattern of “yippers” and “golfers who help the ball into (out of) the hole” (also known as manipulators) look very similar, but for some golfers this can change with training. Yippers and manipulators can learn to get the ball in the hole!