Sam Sommers

Sam Sommers

Sam Sommers is an award-winning teacher and researcher of social psychology at Tufts University outside Boston. His research specialties include how people think, communicate, and behave in diverse settings, as well as psychological perspectives on the U.S. legal system.

At Tufts Sommers is known for his engaging lecture style and has won multiple teaching awards, including being selected by the Student Senate as the Professor of the Year. Sommers has given talks at dozens of colleges and universities, his research has been featured by a wide range of media outlets, and he has testified as an expert witness in criminal trials in six states.

In his free time, Sommers enjoys hanging out with his family, batting lead-off for the vaunted Tufts Psychology summer softball team, and exerting more effort than he probably should editing television clips for use in the classroom.

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Best Sellers

    • Situations Matter

    • Understanding How Context Transforms Your World
    • By: Sam Sommers
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    An entertaining and engaging exploration of the invisible forces influencing your life - and how understanding them can improve everything you do....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Operationalizing 'Situations Matter'

    • By Joshua Kim on 05-01-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • This Is Your Brain on Sports

    • The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon
    • By: L. Jon Wertheim
    • Narrated by: Sam Sommers, Keith Szarabajka
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    This Is Your Brain on Sports is the audiobook for sports fans searching for a deeper understanding of the games they watch and the people who play them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FAN-tastic!

    • By green ice cream garden on 02-24-16

    Regular price: $28.00

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