Lately, choosing to wear a mask, or choosing to not wear a mask seems to be the big controversy. And when you visit a downtown, or a shopping center, there is a wide discrepancy of people wearing, or not wearing masks.
NSPR's Matt Fidler wanted to go into the psychology of why some people choose to comply with the guidance of experts like the CDC and medical experts, and why some people just aren't very concerned, despite the known risks. So he called up local psychologist and author of “Show Your Anxiety's Who's Boss,” Dr. Joel Minden. Minden is the director of the Chico Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy.