The psychology of sports on WINK News, with reporter Kristin Sanchez and Dr. Bart Rossi, PhD.
Sports represent who we are says Dr. Rossi; “it demonstrates the perseverance to be the best; it helps teach team camaraderie that helps in building interpersonal relationships. So as a former ball player myself, I’m an advocate.”
But while sports in America is adorned, have players risen too high in their celebrity? Dr. Rossi doesn’t think that is the issue. He is more concerned about the balance of sports versus other things of importance in society, such as medical research, fighting the episode crises, and humanitarian efforts. “What does it say about us that coaches are the highest paid people in a given state?”
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