Positive Thinking http://nhpr.org en Can You Think Your Way To That Hole-In-One? http://nhpr.org/post/can-you-think-your-way-hole-one Psychologists at Purdue University have come up with an interesting twist on the old notion of the power of positive thinking. Call it the power of positive perception: They've shown that you may be able to improve your golf game by believing the hole you're aiming for is larger than it really is.<p>Jessica Witt, who studies how perception and performance are related, decided to look at golf — specifically, how the appearance of the hole changes depending on whether you're playing well or poorly.<p>So she took a large poster board to a golf course with circles of different sizes drawn on it. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:50:00 +0000 Joe Palca 3184 at http://nhpr.org Can You Think Your Way To That Hole-In-One?