CFA Society Chicago Events
What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting it Right When You Have to - FREE for Members (Ended)
7/18/2012 5:00 pm (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
The Standard Club (Driving Directions)
320 S Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604
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Beilock will give an overview of what psychological and brain science says about how we get to be the best and will then detail how and why our performance sometimes go awry when there is the utmost pressure to succeed. She unpacks the science behind why some people excel and others fail to perform at a high level when the stakes are high - whether it's trying to hit the perfect shot, taking a test, or pitching to a room full of clients.
Linking body and mind closer than ever before, Beilock provides counterintuitive revelations about intelligence and performance. She also gives practical advice about ways to not choke in high-pressure situations, and how to succeed brilliantly when it matters most. Her book, CHOKE: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal about Getting It Right When You Have To (Free Press) was published in September, 2010, and will be available for sale at the event.
Hosted by: Career Management Advisory Group
Sian L. Beilock, Ph.D.
Beilock received a B.S. in Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego and PhDs in both Kinesiology (sport science) and Psychology from Michigan State University. Her research is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.
Sian Beilock's research is routinely covered in the media (e.g., CNN, New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal) and she was highlighted as one of four "Rising Stars" across all academic disciplines by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2005 and chosen as one of twenty-five "Women to Watch" by Crain's Chicago Business Magazine in 2007.
Sian Beilock runs the Human Performance Lab at the University of Chicago
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