Nerve Poise under Pressure, Serenity under Stress, and the Brave New Science of Fear and Cool

ISBN-10: 0316042897

ISBN-13: 9780316042895

Edition: 2011

Authors: Taylor Clark

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List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 3/6/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Taylor Clark is a writer based in Portland, Oregon. A graduate of Dartmouth College and a Pacific Northwest native, he has written forGQ,Slate, adPsychology Today, among other publications.

Introduction: The Closest Call
The Nervous Trinity
Your Second Brain: Exploring the New Science of Fear
The Worry Trap: Eight Awful Ways (Plus a Few Good Ways) to Deal with Fear and Anxiety
The Zen of Shock Trauma: Stress, Strain, and Coping with Chaos
The Elements of Cool
Think Fast: Cognition Under Pressure, and How to Improve It
Before the Madding Crowd: Decoding the Mysteries of Performance Anxiety and Stage Fright
The Clutch Paradox: Why Athletes Excel-or Choke-Under Fire
Mayday, Mayday!: How We React, Think, and Survive When Our Lives are on the Line
Conclusion: How to Be Afraid
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