CATASTROPHE CUSP THEORY

A theory dealing with the interaction of cognitive anxiety and physiological arousal. Performance will increase to a certain point but then will suddenly drop off.

CATASTROPHE CUSP THEORY: "The catastrophe cusp theory looks at arouisal and cognitive anxiety of situations."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CATASTROPHE CUSP THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catastrophe-cusp-theory-2/ (accessed October 22, 2021).
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