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Understanding Social Stress & FOMO with Brain Research Foundation
Wed, June 14, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Do you ever have trouble understanding the root of your own stress or loneliness? No matter how hard you try, do you find it difficult to supress FOMO, that feeling of missing out?

Please join Brain Research Foundation’s Young Leadership Board for an engaging discussion with Dr. Greg J. Norman, Assistant Professor at The University of Chicago.

Dr. Norman will discuss Stress, Threat, and Loneliness: Perceived Social Stress and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), a common term used by millennials.

Following Dr. Norman’s talk, wineHouse will have tasting stations of 8 different wines, plus cheese and crackers. Everything listed above is included in the ticket price.

About Dr. Greg J. Norman:

Greg J. Norman joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Psychology with a secondary appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. He received bachelor degrees in Psychology and Philosophy from The Ohio State University in 2007. He entered graduate school at Ohio State where he worked in the laboratories of A. Courtney DeVries and Gary G. Berntson and received his Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in behavioral neuroscience in 2010. His graduate research primarily focused on understanding the physiological processes underlying the relationship between social interaction and health outcomes using both animal models and human participants. Following graduate school he worked as a post-doctoral research scholar in the laboratory of John T. Cacioppo at The University of Chicago where he continued his research in the field of social neuroscience.



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