Concentration training and inattentional blindness in sports
By Professor Jin H Yan
The speaker will share with us the importance of concentration and optimal performance. Optimal performance of elite athletes are related to the following factors: focusing on the present, not thinking about the past or future, being mentally relaxed, having a high level of concentration and control, being highly alert of one body and its surrounding environment. Topics like types of attentional focus, attentional problems, assessing attentional skills, tips and exercises for improving concentration and inattentional blindness will be discussed.