Can the power of positive thought turn ballerinas into basketball players? | The People Watchers

An experiment showing how powerful words and 'pep talk' can be to motivate individuals and teams to improve their performance.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 8'02''
  • Broadcast year: 2008
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | Motivation | How self-efficacy and sports confidence (including imagery and sports orientation) affects motivation.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The People Watchers
  • Episode: 6