is a particular level of anxiety which an individual, normally an athlete, would consider to actually become advantageous to their performance, such as warming up or becoming 'psyched up' and ready.

FACILITATIVE ANXIETY: "Most students, before sitting an examination that will affect their later life will psyche themselves up (facilitative anxiety) for the exam."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FACILITATIVE ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/facilitative-anxiety/ (accessed May 17, 2021).