Sam Sommers is a teacher and researcher of social psychology at Tufts University.
Sam Sommers introduces us to the fundamental details of life and uncovers the unseen impact they have on our behavior, our thoughts and our daily decisions.Visit Sam Sommers' website | https://samsommers.comListener TribeWe have our own private social network for listeners of the Unmistakable Creative podcast. You can meet other listeners, discuss episodes, and engage with the creative community! Just visit to sign up.  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Mental fitness; coach education Do you ever wonder what your brain on sports looks like? Sam Sommers knows. He is the co-author of an excellent book by that title and a social psychologist at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. This is a fun but also useful interview with lots of practical ideas. Among numerous topics […]
A discussion with Sam Sommers, Associate Professor of Psychology from Tufts University and co-author of the recently released book, This is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon. We discuss topics including why great athletes don’t always make for great coaches, whether all kids should be getting trophies, and how sports often mirrors our everyday lives. More information about my guest:   Other links:     More information: My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles) My ASU Web page Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc) Twitter: @Shakeywaits Email:   Credits: The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action Lo Fi is Hi Fi - I’m on a Talk Show Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy via
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Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America
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1 hour, 52 minutes
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