- May 18 2023
- 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Insight Nights: The Psychology of Professional Wrestling
With Dr. Ivan Wayne
“Don’t you know that stuff is fake?” Professional wrestling can be one of things people love, hate, or completely forget exists. The world of sports entertainment blurs the line between fiction and reality with an idea coined “kayfabe.” This session will walk through the many interesting psychological layers of pro wrestling, including “underselling,” “heels,” getting “over” with a crowd, and more.