Media Appearances: National Outlets

1. “Psychology Reveals the Comforts of the Apocalypse”, Scientific American, 2013.

2. “It’s Not the End of the World as We Know It. But Admit It—You’re a Tiny Bit Worried”, Slate, 2013.

3. Press release of ‘Fear Factor: Study Shows Brain’s Response to Scary Stimuli’, Health News Digest, University of Florida, 2013.

4. “It’s Highly unlikely that you’ll become infected with Ebola. So what are you so afraid of?”, Washington Post, 2014.

5. “Shiver or Shrug: On a Bitter Cold Day, the Ultimate Rorschach Test”, Washington Post, 2014.

6. “Ebola News Gives Me a Guilty Thrill. Am I Crazy?”, Pacific Standard: The Science of Society, 2014.

7. “Our Love/Hate Relationship with the End of the World”, Salt Lake Tribune, 2015.

8. Why Obama may be wrong about freedom being more powerful than fear

Media Appearances: Local Outlets

1. “Why We Enjoy Being Scared”, CBS Minnesota Radio, 2011.

2. Segment on marital commitment anxiety, Radio K, 2011.

3. “Simply Science”, KARE 11 Nightly News, 2012. 

4. “Owatonna not Buying into Mayan Apocalypse”, Owatonna People’s Press, 2013. 

5. “The Mayan Apocalypse and Our Fascination with Fear”, Access Minnesota, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, 2013.

6. “Will the World End Dec. 21 in the Mayan Apocalypse? Psychology Expert on the Science of Fear”, The Roadhouse, WTIP Radio, 2013.

7. Segment on the brain basis of human anxiety, Culture Queue, Radio K, 2013.

8. “Neurolaw Could Split Parties”, Minnesota Daily, 2015.

9. ‘What’s the story behind fear?’ KARE 11, 10/30/15