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Dr. Michael A. Rousell is a teacher, psychologist, and professor emeritus at Southern Oregon University. He completed his doctoral program at the University of Oregon in 1991. Rousell studied life-changing events for over three decades and established his expertise by writing the internationally successful 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. His latest book is The Power of Surprise: How Your Brain Secretly Changes Your Beliefs. He lives with his spouse in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His 2019 TEDx Presentation Sign up for 10% off of Shrink Rap Radio CE credits at the Zur Institute