It's a tough time to be a Sixers fan. The team has traded away most of its experienced players in the hopes of tanking this season and securing a high draft pick next year. But even Sixers General Manager Sam Hinkie probably couldn't have foreseen the spectacle the winless Sixers have become this year, and psychologists say the team's losing strategy could be damaging the psyches of its young players.

NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Ian Robertson, Chair of Psychology at Trinity College in Dublin. He's author of the book "The Winner Effect: the Neuroscience of Success."