Guest on The Learner Lab Podcast- Nerves


The Science of Being Better When You’re Nervous

When the performance matters we’re going to feel some pressure, nerves, and stress. Whether it’s a big presentation, a test, or even a date – most people think the most effective way to prepare for these situations is to try and calm down. In this episode, we dig into research that shows why this is exactly the wrong approach and share some effective strategies to help anyone perform at their best when it matters.


Ceci Clark: Mental Performance Coach for the Cleveland Indians. She explains how she helps major leaguers perform better under pressure.

Jeremy Jamieson: Director of University of Rochester’s Social Stress Lab. He explains the science behind stress and how changing our perception of it can lead to better performance.