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Nichola Callow, Dan Jiang, Ross Roberts and Martin G. Edwards

.1080/17461391003770491 Wilson , M. , Chattington , M. , Marple-Horvat , D.E. , & Smith , N.C. ( 2007 ). A comparison of self-focus versus attentional explanations of choking . Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology , 29 , 439 – 456 . doi: 10.1123/jsep.29.4.439 10.1123/jsep.29.4.439

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Robert T. Pearson, Timothy Baghurst and Mwarumba Mwavita

.1080/10615800802629922 Tekano , K. , Sakamoto , S. , & Tanno , Y. ( 2011 ). Ruminative and reflective forms of self-focus: Their relationships with interpersonal skills and emotional reactivity under interpersonal stress . Personality and Individual Differences, 51 ( 4 ), 515 – 520 . doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2011

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Moslem Bahmani, Jed A. Diekfuss, Robabeh Rostami, Nasim Ataee and Farhad Ghadiri

self-focus thoughts have a dual role for goal-action coupling. As mentioned earlier, it is also predicted practice conditions that enhance expectancies not only affect immediate performance, but also by activating dopaminergic pathways and making dopamine available for motor memory consolidation and

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John Stoszkowski, Áine MacNamara, Dave Collins and Aran Hodgkinson

be the only gatekeepers of knowledge; indeed, as we stress later, the proliferation of these data sources may be laid, in part, at the feet of academic waffle, self-focused onanism and/or poor science (cf. Collins & Bailey, 2013 ). It may well be, at least in part, that social media sources have

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Matt Hoffmann, Todd Loughead and Jeffrey Caron

mentorship for reasons that benefit protégés and their organizations and for “self-focused” reasons that are intrinsically (e.g., self-gratification) and extrinsically (e.g., ego-enhancement) oriented ( Allen, 2003 ; Janssen, van Vuuren, & de Jong, 2014 ). Moreover, Janssen et al. ( 2014 ) found that some

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Recep Gorgulu, Andrew Cooke and Tim Woodman

that experienced baseball pitchers displayed an anxiety-induced increase in the number of balls pitched to an ironic (avoid) zone, while the kinematics of their technique remained stable. This finding supports an ironic processes account of performance breakdown over the explanations offered by self-focus

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Jana L. Fogaca, Jack C. Watson II and Sam J. Zizzi

would mark the practitioners’ development at each domain: a) motivation; b) autonomy; and c) self- and other-awareness. For example, a practitioner who is in level 1 in the intervention skills domain would have high self-focus and anxiety while interacting with the client, making it difficult to focus

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Stephen Pack, Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Stacy Winter and Brian Hemmings

one’s self-focused negative feelings ( Martin et al., 2003 ). Thus, elements of emotional neediness, avoidance, and poor self-esteem are often associated with this style of humor ( Fabrizi & Pollio, 1987 ). However, the current participants were not seeking to mask such insecurities via humor. Instead

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Brittany N. Semenchuk, Shaelyn M. Strachan and Michelle Fortier

.R. ( 2005 ). The effects of self-focused rumination on global negative self-judgements in depression . Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43 ( 12 ), 1673 – 1681 . doi:10.1016/j.brat.2004.12.002 10.1016/j.brat.2004.12.002 Rosenberg , M. ( 1965 ). Society and the adolescent self-image . Princeton, NJ

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Nicholas Stanger and Susan H. Backhouse

, in situations that reduce accessibility to one’s moral identity (e.g., via situations that drive self-focused interests), this could increase the likelihood of engaging in antisocial conduct. Indeed, moral identity has been significantly and negatively linked with doping likelihood in situations