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Unformatted text preview: personality and who are focused cognitively on attaining perfection. Three athletes for whom extreme perfectionism has worked are Bobby Jones, John McEnroe, and Serena Williams. 3. The authors cite a study by Frost and Henderson (1991). What did Frost and Henderson find regarding people with high concern over mistakes? People with high personal standards were associated with having both success orientation and a failure orientation both positive and negative depending on responses from other people. Athletes reported difficulty concentrating and experienced worries about the reactions of the audience while performing. 4. What did Wieczorek, Flett, and Hewitt find in their 2003 study with golfers? They found that self-oriented perfectionism is not maladaptive for successful golfers who perform at high levels of competition, it is however associated with negative thoughts and reactions to mistakes among less competitive golfers....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
- Fall '08