Jacqueline Woolley (Psychology) shared insight into children’s perceptions of reality and fantasy in a CNN story.
Tal Yarkoni (Psychology) was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story about the Facebook emotion experiment.
In a story titled “Why Boomer Parents Ruined Everything,” the Washington Post cited Keith Robinson’s (Sociology) longitudinal study of the measurable effects of parental involvement on student performance. His research was also featured in a New York Times story titled “But I Want to do Your Homework.”
Forbes tapped Art Markman’s (Psychology) expertise for a story about college spending habits.
The Telegraph cited Sam Gosling’s (Psychology) animal personality research in a story about human-like personalities in spiders, fish and even sea anemones.
Jim Henson (Government) shared commentary on Wendy Davis’ gubernatorial campaign strategies in the Wall Street Journal.
Deborah Bolnick’s (Anthropology) new DNA research, which confirms a link between the earliest Ameircans and modern Native Americans, was featured in dozens of national and local media outlets, including National Geographic, USA Today, Reuters, Newsweek and CNN.
H.W. Brands (History) published a book review for “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered” in the Miami Herald.
WAMC Academic Minute featured a podcast by King Davis (IUPRA/African & African Diaspora Studies) about his digital archive project, in which he is preserving and recording a century’s worth of records from the world’s first African American psychiatric hospital.
The Associated Press tapped Don Graham’s (English) commentary for a story about Texas author Larry McMurtery’s new book.
James Henson (Government) was quoted in a USA Today story about Rep. Ralph Hall’s defeat in the 2014 elections. He was also quoted in a New York Times story about Wendy Davis’ campaign strategies for Texas governor.
David Yeager’s (Psychology) involvement in UT’s Mind-Set intervention program was featured in a New York Times story titled “Who Gets to Graduate?”
Guy Raffa (French & Italian) shared insight into the value of a liberal arts education in a Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed titled “What the Head of Hiring at Google Doesn’t Understand about Skills.”