Sports Performance-arousal


Key Study1-Yerkes-Dodson

Aim:to teach mice to discriminate between black and white using electric shocks , and to see if shock level had an effect on learning.

Design:Independent measures design

Subjects:40 mice nearly all aged between 6-8 weeks.

Apparatus:a chamber which had;

  • nesting area
  • entrance chamber
  • Black chamber(rigged to an electric shock)
  • White chamber


1.The mouse would enter the chamber and choose to either go into the white or black…




Really succinct summary, thanks very much