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2017

Scientific American, 2017

The Wall Street Journal. 2017 (PDF)

Rewire, 2017

2016

Motto (2016)
Slate, 2016

2015

CBS Miami, 2015 New York Magazine, 2015
Reddit IAmA, 2015 New York Magazine, 2015
Self, 2015 NPR, 2015
KQED News, 2015 The Guardian, 2015
American RadioWorks, 2015 UChicago News, 2015
UChicago News, 2015 Education Week, 2015
New York Magazine, 2015 Yahoo Parenting, 2015
U.S. News and World Report, 2015 The Telegraph, 2015
The New York Times, 2015 The Today Show, 2015
Slate, 2015 BBC, 2015 (Audio)
Marketplace, 2015 U.S. News and World Report, 2015
The Conversation, 2015 CBC, 2015
Quirks & Quarks, 2015 AAAS, 2015
Science Friday, 2015 Ed Weekly, 2015
Yahoo Parenting, 2015 NPR, 2015
Daily Mail, 2015 Yahoo UK, 2015
Chicago Magazine, 2015 PRI, 2015
AAAS, 2015 AAAS, 2015

2014

AAAS, 2014 Radcliffe Magazine, 2014
American Educator, 2014 WGN Morning News, 2014
Observer Vol. 27, No. 7, 2014  

2013

ESPN (video), 2013 Time, 2013
Science 360 (audio in right-hand column), 2013 livescience.com, 2013
ABC News, 2013 100Kin10, 2013

2012

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (video), 2012 Science 360 (video), 2012
Science News, 2012 New York Times, 2012
Life Hacker, 2012 Smithsonian.com, 2012
Washington Post, 2012 NPR Morning Edition (audio), 2012
Time, 2012 Associated Press, 2012
Education Week, 2012 NOVA Science Now (video), 2012
CNN, 2012 Belfast Telegraph, 2012
Chicago Sun Times, 2012 CBC Radio Math + Fear = Pain, 2012
The Los Angeles Times, 2012 NBC News, 2012
Time, 2012 National Geographic, 2012
Chicago Tribune, 2012 Inside NOVA, 2012
ABC News Chicago (video), 2012 NPR's "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me: A Math Anxiety Limerick," 2012
Teen Kids News (video), 2012  

2011

ABC News, 2011 BusinessWeek, 2011
Chicago Tribune, 2011 The Wall Street Journal, 2011
National Science Foundation, 2011 Science News, 2011
The Los Angeles Times, 2011 Time, 2011
The Toronto Star, 2011 US News and World Report, 2011
The Huffington Post, 2011 MSNBC.com, 2011
BBC Radio, 2011 The Washington Post, 2011
The Boston Globe, 2011 The Boston Globe, 2011
BusinessWeek, 2011 CNN.com, 2011
Psych Central, 2011 US News and World Report, 2011
The Toronto Globe and Mail, 2011 The New Yorker, 2011
Work Matters (audio), 2011 Science News, 2011
The New York Times, 2011 Education Week, 2011
The Wall Street Journal, 2011 Minnesota Public Radio, 2011
New Scientists, 2011 MSNBC.com, 2011
National Science Foundation (audio), 2011 The Vancouver Sun, 2011
The New York Times, 2011 Family Goes Strong, 2011
ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (video), 2011 American Public Media: Mathophobics (audio), 2011
ABC News, 2011 Education Week, 2011
The University of Chicago Magazine, 2011 The Wall Street Journal, 2011
The Boston Globe, 2011* The Atlantic, 2011

*This Associated Press piece also appeared in, among others, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Salon, Newsday, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Washington Post.

2010

ABC News, 2010 The Boston Globe, 2010
Chicago Tribune, 2010 The Chicago Tribune, 2010
Discover Magazine, 2010 HealthZone, 2010
LiveScience, 2010 The New York Post, 2010
The Diane Rehm Show (NPR; audio), 2010 Men's Health, 2010
Physorg.com, 2010 PsychCentral, 2010
Daily Mail, 2010 The Toronto Sun, 2010
UPI.com, 2010 US News and World Report, 2010
US News and World Report, 2010 USA Today, 2010
The Wall Street Journal, 2010 Wired, 2010
The Los Angeles Times, 2010 NPR (Jefferson Exchange; audio), 2010
Chicago Tribune, 2010 Public Radio International (The Takeaway; audio), 2010
Chicago Public Radio (audio), 2010 Science Daily, 2010
The Atlantic, 2010 ABC News, 2010
CBC Quirks and Quarks (audio), 2010 National Public Radio, 2010
The Wall Street Journal (book review), 2010 The New York Times, 2010
The New York Times, 2010* MSNBC.com, 2010

*This Associated Press piece also appeared in, among others, USA Today, Business Week, CBS, Discovery News, MSN AP News in Brief, and the Guardian

2009

The Wall Street Journal, 2009 The Guardian, 2009
Scientific American, 2009 Psychology Today, 2009
NewScientist, 2009 Crain's Chicago Business, 2009
The Globe and Mail, 2009  

2008

Scientific American, 2008 The New York Times, 2008
The Guardian, 2008 ABC News, 2008
Science Blogs, 2008 Science Daily, 2008
USA Today, 2008 Psychology Today, 2008

2007

PBS Live Interview (video), 2007 The Boston Globe, 2007
Crain's Chicago Business, 2007 The Wall Street Journal, 2007
Scientific American, 2007 The Chicago Tribune, 2007
Education Week, 2007 Science Daily, 2007
Reuters, 2007 Travel Golf, 2007
Science Blog, 2007 AAAS, 2007

2006

The New York Times, 2006 CNN Morning Show, 2006
Newswise, 2006 Chicago Magazine, 2006
University of Chicago Magazine, 2006  

2005

The Chicago Tribune, 2005 APA Online, 2005
APA Monitor on Psychology, 2005 The Toronto Star, 2005
The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005 Golf Illinois, 2005
The Detroit Free Press, 2005 Health Day Reporter, 2005

2004

The New York Times, 2004 Science, 2004

2002

NPR Science Friday, 2002 APA Monitor on Psychology, 2002

2001

The Los Angeles Times, 2001 The Washington Post, 2001
Scientific American, 2001 The Times, 2001
Travel Golf, 2001 CBC Quirks and Quarks (audio), 2001
Travel Golf, 2001 The Washington Post Online, 2001
Enquirer, 2001 Reuters Health, 2001