Want to know why Tiger Woods is so good at golf? It may be because
when his game is on, he sees the hole as bigger than it really is.
At least that's one implication in a study of how perception affects
performance -- or possibly the other way around, how performance affects
Jessica Witt, a research psychologist at Purdue University and a
world-class athlete herself, is the lead author of a report on the
research in the current issue of Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.