In this episode of “Your Brain on Soccer” we teamed up with T-Mobile to explore the science behind why we love to support the underdog. Why is there a collective desire to see longshot countries beat the odds and upset powerhouse opponents on the world’s biggest soccer stage? We talked to a neuroscience expert about how our brains are hardwired to gravitate to the dark horses of the tournament.
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Thank you to Dr. Sabine Kastner of the Princeton Neuroscience Institute for participating in this series.
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