Knobloch-Westerwick on Sports and Self-Esteem for CNBC

July 26, 2020
Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

Professor Dr. Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick's research was quoted in a CNBC article, "Sports fans have higher self-esteem and are more satisfied with their lives (whether their teams win or lose)."

The article cites Knobloch-Westerwick's 2019 study, which studies impacts on sports spectators' self-esteem, including mood and group affiliation.

"Just feeling connected to others while watching the game helped sustain self-esteem," she said.

For the full article, visit CNBC.