Why do the best athletes NOT always make the best coaches?

We always think of the mind telling the body what to do, but the communication goes the other way too, from the body to the mind. "How The Body Knows Its Mind" is about how our body and our surroundings affect how we think, learn, and behave. Simple actions can have big effects on our ability to learn, perform and feel our best – we just have to know what they are.

How often do you read a book that is profound and also fun -- or that is full of surprises, but that also gives you that pleasant jolt of immediate recognition? Do a big favor for your body and your mind. Read Beilock's terrific book as soon as you can!
- Cass R. Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor, Harvard University, and coauthor of Nudge
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Why do you mess up when it matters the most—and how can you perform your best instead?

Linking body and mind closer than ever before, CHOKE provides counterintuitive revelations about intelligence and performance. Packed with practical advice about ways to not choke in high-pressure situations, this book will have you succeeding brilliantly when it matters most.

Readable explanations for why we choke and valuable suggestions for what we can do to get through a make-or-break moment with a better chance of success.
- Wall Street Journal
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