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When There’s an Audience, People’s Performance Improves

When There’s an Audience, People’s Performance Improves
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05/21/2018
When There’s an Audience, People’s Performance Improves
Researchers found that when people know they are being observed, parts of the brain associated with social awareness and reward invigorate a section of the brain that controls motor skills, improving their performance at skilled tasks.