Rooting for Underdogs; Election Observers

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We welcome the co-author of the book, "This Is  Your Brain on Sports.” It looks at sports -- from Little League to big events like the World Series playing out in Cleveland -- through a prism of behavioral economics, neuroscience, and psychology. Turns out there's science behind our love of underdogs, and our excitement over the underdog Indians.  Then, while many would like to escape this year’s election—some are traveling thousands of miles to get an up close look.


Mark Naymik, Columnist,  
Sam Sommers, Associate Professor of Psychology, Tufts University, co-author, “This Is Your Brain on Sports” 
David C. Barnett, Senior Arts & Culture Reporter, Ideastream  

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