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What to do about test nerves

Monday 22nd February, 2010 at 19:02 COMMENTS (0)

Firstly remember, most people including established performers get nervous and nerves are not necessarily a bad thing

For the theory and practical tests, a bit of nervousness can help your performance.  Any actor or performer, or anyone in a high-stress job, will tell you that some amount of adrenaline helps them achieve good results. 
Being too laid-back or blasé could mean you may appear to be over-confident, and this will not impress the examiner. 

Too much nervousness, however, will lead to the 'fright or flight' reaction, a known physiological reaction, a legacy that reminds us humans are also animals.  This can lead to among other things, sweaty palms, increased heart-rate, loss of concentration, physical discomfort and a host of other symptoms.  These are not helpful. 

Why Do People Get So Nervous About Taking Their Driving Test? Check out the How to overcome theory and driving test nervespage for the answers and let us know how well they worked for you.

 

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