‘Thousands of people line up to simultaneously run in a circle around streets, and thousands more come out to cheer them on. Yet when we do it, we feel this incredible surge of excitement and energy. Why?’
What I Learned While Running a Half-Marathon | TIME
Just that portion’s social facilitation (you do better on simple tasks and worse on complex task in the presence of others, when your performance can be evaluated). The rest of Harary’s sharing is about life.
Read the full article here: What I Learned While Running a Half-Marathon