Why Do People Chicken Out?

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Why do we chicken out? That’s a simple way of describing research that’s going on at CU Boulder. Think of a time in your life when you agreed to do something-- maybe speak in front of a large crowd or ask someone out-- only to renege later. Psychologists are interested in this, because there are implications for addiction treatment. Host Ryan Warner speaks with Leaf Van Boven, a psychology professor at CU-Boulder.