August 30, 2019

8/24/19

The Free Weekly
Charlie Brawn and not a good lurk
David Buss, Psychology 

8/25/19

ABC
Future doom and the rose-coloured past
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

8/26/19

Texas Tribune
KTSA
New law makes it easier for college students to avoid taking classes that won’t transfer
Lauren Schudde, Sociology

Futurity
Extra Testosterone may attune us to moral norms
Bertram Gawronski, Psychology

Greenwich Time
People are buying rare meat from invite-only Facebook pages
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization 

Thrive Global
How to improve your emotional courage at work
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization 

8/27/19

New York Post
Inside Facebook’s underground meat market
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

NPR
U.S. negotiators are closing in on a limited deal with the Taliban
Aaron O’Connell, History

Fox
Discussing G7 Summit
Jeremi Suri, History

8/28/19

Ventura County Reporter
Charlie Brawn and not a good lurk
David Buss, Psychology 

ABC 
Why we see the past through rose-coloured glasses, but not the future
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

WRAL
The Miami Herald
U.S. News & World Report
Eco search engine sees surge in downloads as Amazon burns
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

MSNBC
WaPo: Trump ‘jokes’ about pardons to fast track border wall
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies 

MSNBC
Trump pulling FEMA money for border plan as Puerto Rico braces for storm
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies 

SFGate
What do students learn about slavery? It depends where they live.
Daina Berry, History

LiveScience
New fossil reveals face of oldest known ‘Lucy’ relative
John Kappelman, Anthropology

8/29/19

Hot Air
Why Republicans should get behind national popular vote, too
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Sioux City Journal
Assertiveness draining and hunk bods
David Buss, Psychology

The Keene Sentinel
Radically Rural summit to dive deep into small-community economies
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

mnn
7 interesting facts about Lucy the ancient ape
John Kappelman, Anthropology  

Aug. 23, 2019

8/16/19

Daily Mail
Testosterone can alter your moral compass: Supplements of the hormone can change how people respond to ethical dilemmas
Bertram Gawronski, Psychology

World Economic Forum
This is the secret behind long-term academic success and growth
David Yeager, Psychology

Fox
The Week Magazine
Biden still leads Democratic race, Warren climbs into second
Daron Shaw, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Waco Tribune-Herald
Barr gets it wrong about district attorneys
William Kelly, Sociology

8/17/19

RNZ
Janine Barchas: Jane Austen for the people
Janine Barchas, English

The Glen Rose Reporter
Austin American-Statesman
Trump’s rhetoric on race poses dilemma for Texas Republicans after El Paso shooting
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

8/18/19

Fox
Trump blasts media again after Fox News poll shows him losing to Dems
Daron Shaw, Government

PsychCentral
Hindustan Times
High testosterone can make you more sensitive to moral norms
Bertram Gawronski, Psychology

8/19/19

Futurity: Research News
Online class on growth mindset lifts high school grades
David Yeager, Psychology

Greater Good Science Center UC Berkeley
Four ways to support teens’ social-emotional development at school
David Yeager, Psychology

New Zealand Herald
Donald Trump slams Fox News after poll shows he would lose election to four Democratic candidates
Daron Shaw, Government

Star Tribune
Top US CEOs rethink “the shareholder is always right”
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology

8/20/19

2 Guys on Your Head
Prescribing social activity
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Houston Chronicle
Gov. Abbott awards $24 million incentive to Uber
Nathan Jensen, Government

Summit Daily News
Letter to the editor: Setting the record straight on Trump
Alberto Martinez, History

8/21/19

Law360
Uber rides into Dallas with $36M in tax breaks for new hub
Nathan Jensen, Government

ArtfixDaily
Artist Michael Ray Charles unveils research collection on cultural issues in momentous exhibition at the UMLAUF
Cherise Smith, African & African Diaspora Studies

8/22/19

San Antonio Express-News
Governor under fire for letter asking supporters to ‘defend Texas’ from illegal immigration
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Delish
People are buying rare meat from invite-only Facebook pages
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

KUT
The new play ‘The Mamalogues’ looks at mothering while black, unmarried, and middle class
Lisa Thompson, African & African Diaspora Studies

8/23/19

Austin American-Statesman
81-year-old former Bastrop mayor goes back to school – again
Terry Orr, Tom Palaima and Adam Rabinowitz; Classics and Center for Russian & East European Studies

Austin American-Statesman
August’s 19-day stretch of triple-digit temperatures is among Austin’s longest
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

PsychCentral
Teens of color shy away from peers with mental health issues
Melissa DuPont-Reyes, Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

Mackinac Center
Low-income Americans can benefit from gentrifying neighborhoods
Eric Tang, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis and African & African Diaspora Studies

2 Guys on Your Head
Science and society
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Aug. 15, 2019

8/10/19

The Big Smoke Australia
You on the internet, comment at me, bro
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Center for Study of Southern Culture
South Talks Lecture: “Exploring the racial geography of UT-Austin”
Edmund T. Gordon and Celeste Henery, AADS

8/11/19

Alice Echo News-Journal
Austin American-Statesman
When it comes to hate, words matter, Statesman reader says
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

Big Think
Study finds the secret ingredient to academic success
David Yeager, Psychology

KVUE
Texas this week: Gun Legislation and why new laws haven’t passed
Texas Politics Project

8/12/19

Scientific American
A growth mindset intervention can change students’ grades if school culture is supportive
David Yeager, Psychology

TribTalk
A more progressive Texas: From Travis County to Smith County
Texas Politics Project

U.S. News & World Report
SFGate
NBC Boston
Why many employees feel devalued even in booming job market
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology

The Guardian
Texas, a Republican powerhouse, could shift to Democrats as demographics change
Texas Politics Project

MEAWW
Coca-Cola, Heinz and Kellog’s: The story behind the iconic food brands that America loves to this day
H.W. Brands, History

NBC News
Trump administration to make it harder for low-income immigrants to stay
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

8/13/19

WGNO
WBAP News
Texas’ biggest metro areas may tip America’s balance of power in the years ahead
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Trace
Texans are more supportive of gun reform than you might think
Texas Politics Project

Los Angeles Times
In suburban Texas, ‘it feels like there’s no place for lifelong Republicans like me’
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Youth Health Magazine
Young teens of color more likely to avoid peers with mental illness
Melissa DuPont-Reyes, Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

Chicago Tribune
When suburban golf courses close, residents and cities clash over what to do with the land. Some manage to avoid the drama.
Nathan Jensen, Government

8/14/19

Science Daily
Testosterone has a complicated relationship with moral reasoning, study finds
Bertram Gawronski, Psychology

Wall Street Journal
Eric Holder urges judges to vote Democratic
Daron Shaw, Government

Gainesville Daily Register
Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies
Nathan Jensen, Government

Texas Standard
How protests in Hong Kong and an explosion in Russia could impact the US and Texas
Jeremi Suri, History

Romper
5 personality traits you can’t change after 30, according to science
David Buss, Psychology

Phys.org
Research bias may leave some primates at risk
Allison McNamara, Anthropology

PBS
How newly discovered audio is reviving debate over Reagan’s legacy on race
H.W. Brands, History

8/15/19

Asbury Park Press
Job market is booming, but this is why so many feel left behind
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology

Quartz
Using the wrong languages to describe identity does more harm than you think
Stephen Russell, Sociology and CWGS

Study Finds
Medical Xpress
Ars Technica
Moral masculinity: Testosterone may actually make people more sensitive to moral norms
Bertram Gawronski, Psychology

The Lead South Australia
Medical Xpress
Smartphone app analysis speech patterns to predict depression
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Hill
The memo: O’Rourke looks to hit reset button
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

River Cities Reader
The science advice goddess: Assertiveness training
David Buss, Psychology

UChicago
Prof. Lauren Berlant takes collaborative approach in creating experimental poems
Kathleen Stewart, Anthropology

Fox
Fox 7 Discussion: US stock market
Rachel Wellhausen, Government

Quartz
Using the wrong language to describe identify does more harm than you think
Stephen Russell, Sociology

Aug. 9, 2019

8/3/19

MSN
Can exercise really help with anxiety?
Jasper Smits, Psychology

8/4/19

Psychology Today
4 ways to deal with the aftermath of mass shootings
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Psychology Podcast
Dr. Art Markman – Bring Your Brain to Work
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

8/5/19

The Sentinel Assam
The murderer next door
David Buss, Psychology

Texas Tribune
With a new vacancy on the Texas Supreme Court, attention turns to diversity concerns
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

EurekAlert
American Psychological Association
Young teens of color more likely to avoid peers with mental illness
Melissa DuPont-Reyes, Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

CNBC
After wave of GOP retirements, House Democrats look to break further into red stronghold Texas
Sean Theriault, Government

Breitbart
Psychology Today
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Texas cognitive scientist: Evidence blaming video games for violence is ‘weak’
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

NBC News
In tragic self-owns, Trump denounces racism, and calls for immigration reform
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Kenny Marchant joins Republican ‘Texodus’ from Congress
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

WBUR
How Trump’s campaign echoes that of segregationist George Wallace
Peniel Joseph, History

The Texas Tribune
With a new vacancy on the Texas Supreme Court, attention turns to diversity concerns
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

8/6/19

Salon
The great Texodus of 2020: How Republican retirements can finally change gun laws
Texas Politics Project

The New York Times
As Ohio and Texas shooting bring calls for change, officials try to ‘thread the needle’
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Elite Daily
Professor Omise’eke Tinsley’s Beyonce & Rihanna class at UT Austin shows the power of pop culture
Omise’eke Tinsley, AADS

8/7/19

The New York Times
4 books for a better understanding of the border
Oscar Cásares, English

Stanford Report
Education Week
Long Room
Education Research Report
Health Medicine Network
Science Daily
NewsCaf
Science Magazine
Youth Health Magazine
World PRO News
Penn State News
A growth mindset intervention can change students’ grades if school culture is supportive
David Yeager, Psychology

The Atlantic
The people who love to watch other people clean
Sam Gosling, Psychology

2 Guys on Your Head
The louder the better?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

EdSurge
New study shows where ‘growth mindset’ training works (and where it doesn’t)
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

NBC News
There may be actual momentum toward new gun legislation
Texas Politics Project 

8/8/19

KUT
Texas Standard
Joaquin Castro draws criticism for tweeting Trump donor list
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

8/9/19

Austin American Statesman
Herman: I told you I’m no Shakespeare expert; I’m right
Doug Bruster, English

Caller Times
After El Paso, new generation of Texas leaders sees shift in attitudes toward gun policy
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

2 Guys on Your Head
The psychology of the gun debate (rebroadcast)
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Grio
Beyonce feminism, Rihanna womanism’ course goes mainstream at several colleges
Omise’eke Tinsley, AADS

Aug. 2, 2019

7/29/19

The Daily Telegram
The Hutchinson News
The words we use broadcast who we are
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Fox
Fox News poll: Six in ten say Iran, North Korea pose a threat to US safety
Daron Shaw, Government

Blitz
Biased professors and politicized classrooms in University of Texas
Kamran Scot Aghaie and Clement Henry, History, Middle Eastern Studies and Government

Mitu
Ted Cruz couldn’t of been expecting this when he showed up for his flight at LAX
Texas Politics Project

7/30/19

The Hill
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Newsweek
Beto O’Rourle leads 2020 Democrats in Texas by 3 points, followed by Biden
Texas Politics Project

Courthouse News Services
Voters have high hopes for Harris in second debate
Texas Politics Project

7/31/19

The New York Times
Change your perspective to change your life
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Hill
O’Rourke predicts Democrats ‘can win Texas’ away from Trump in 2020
Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
How to get things done when the news cycle is so depressing
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

CNN
Reagan’s racist call with Nixon echoes strongly today
Peniel Joseph, History

8/1/19

The Business Journals
Smaller STEM classes set women up to succeed, researchers say
Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Castro delivers sharper debate performance that O’Rourke, but will it be enough?
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Dallas Morning News
Is Royce West the top Democrat in the Senate race? That might be what John Cornyn wants you to think
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Enterprisers Project
5 must-read Harvard Business Review articles in August
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Yahoo Finance
John Marshall Law School Professor Renee Hatcher honored with Shining Star Award from NOBEL women
IUPRA

El Paso Times
Abilene Reporter News
Caller Times
How Texas subsidizes bad behavior
Nathan Jensen, Government

MSNBC
What is the state of the 2020 race now?
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

PolitiFact
Donald Trump said he’s done more for African Americans than any president. Historians disagree
H.W. Brands, History

8/2/19

Vouge India
Horoscope today
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Fox
Discussing Democratic debates with James Henson
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Hill
Low-income Americans can benefit from gentrifying neighborhoods
Eric Tang, IURPA and AADS

EPeak World News
Texas voters see immigration, corruption as top issues, UT/TT Poll says
Texas Politics Project

Spectrum News
Cornyn attacks west in ad during Democratic Debates
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Seattle Times
U.S. News & World Report
Kansas, Missouri truce over jobs conflict appears shaky
Nathan Jensen, Government

Patriot Post
No, Ronald Reagan was not a racist
Peniel Joseph, History

Austin American-Statesman
9 things to know about the July we survived and the summer heat ahead
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment