Why we have beliefs, how they work, and how your brain can instantly change them during
a surprise event.
Dr. Michael Rousell, PhD
Dr. Michael A. Rousell, PhD is a teacher, psychologist, and professor emeritus at Southern Oregon University. Rousell studied life-changing events for over three decades and established his expertise by writing the internationally popular book Sudden Influence: How Spontaneous Events Shape Our Lives (2007). His pioneering work draws on research from a wide variety of brain sciences that show when, how, and why we instantly form new beliefs. He lives with his spouse in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.