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In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Dae Kwak, assistant professor of sports management at the University of Michigan, discusses the psychological impact fantasy sports advertising has on even experienced players.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. David Hsu of the University of Michigan explains how the brain deals with the pain of social rejection.
David Hsu is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan. His research interests include the neuroimaging of mood and anxiety disorders using fMRI and PET scans, the neurobiology of stress in the context of social environments, and the neuroanatomical pathways for emotional responses to stress. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Colleen Seifert of the University of Michigan explains why it’s sometimes hard to abandon an idea even when you know it to be false.
Colleen Seifert is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan. Her research examines cognitive modeling (computer models of human thought), knowledge representation, memory retrieval, and judgment and decision-making.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sarah Stoddard of the University of Michigan explains peer pressure’s long reach into the virtual world of social media.
Sarah Stoddard is a research assistant professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include understanding the interaction between individual factors and social and environmental factors. Her findings have been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.