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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti right, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel second right, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed center, New York Mayor Bill De Blasio second from left, and former Obama advisor and moderator of the discussion David Axlerod right, during a panel discussion about the issues facing the nation's big cities at the University of Chicago, in Chicago, Thursday, March, 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel left, jokes with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti right, during a panel discussion about the issues facing the nation's big cities at the University of Chicago, in Chicago, Thursday, March, 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti right, jokes with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel second form right, while Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed looks on during a panel discussion about the issues facing the nation's big cities at the University of Chicago, in Chicago, Thursday, March, 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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**FILE** Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference after addressing the University of Chicago – Institute of Politics, Quadrangle Club in Chicago on June 4, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Sian Beilock, a University of Chicago psychologist, professor and author of the book “Choke,” looks at a brain scan from an MRI machine in the lab at the University in Chicago. Ms. Beilock studies the science behind “choking under pressure” and says the problem starts when players start worrying about the consequences of failure, what’s on the line and what others will think of them. “What messes you up is not the worries, but the overattention to detail,” she adds. (Associated Press)

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Sian Beilock, a University of Chicago psychologist, professor and author of the book “Choke,” looks at a brain scan from an MRI machine in the lab at the University in Chicago. Ms. Beilock studies the science behind “choking under pressure” and says the problem starts when players start worrying about the consequences of failure, what’s on the line and what others will think of them. “What messes you up is not the worries, but the overattention to detail,” she adds. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney, talks in Chicago on March 19, 2012, with audience members after her husband spoke at the University of Chicago. (Associated Press)