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Yerkes Dodson law

relationship between arousal and performance
people perform better with some stress up to a certain point then after people perform worse


Aiellot and Kolb 1995

employees are often monitored, when they are aware of it, social facilitation increases the productivity of high skilled workers and decreases the productivity of low skilled workers
Related to AMAZON


De Castro and De Castro 1989

when eating with others, people had 44% larger meals than when eating alone


Lambert 2003

public settings can exacerbate prejudice relative to private settings.
Stereotype may be regarded as DR
Due to attentional conflict and/or cognitive overload which leads to increase arousal


Hall 2002

when typing an easy letter, performance increases when someone is watching, however when letter is difficult, performance decreases