Below are links to selected popular press articles, policy reports and blog posts featuring my research.



“COVID-19 is not the great equalizer; it’s hitting black communities hardest.”


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“The Problem That Psychology Can’t Shake: Ten years after a seminal paper laid bare psychology’s white, affluent, Western skew, not much has change.”



“Disadvantaged Students and Higher Education”

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“The Adults Who Treat Reading Like Homework”

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“There are ways to combat racism that don’t rely on implicit bias”


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“Mobile communication lab lets any person participate in any study”

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“5 ways to boost community college completion rates”

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“Improving community college completion rates by addressing structural and motivational barriers.”

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“Starbucks won’t have any idea whether its diversity training works”



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Making new year’s resolutions one can actually keep

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“Can people ‘like me’ go to college? Inequality and dreams of higher ed”



“In Retirement, It’s Save Now or Pay (a Lot) Later”


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“10 Research-backed Ways to Beat Procrastination for Good”


“Facing Reality, Speaking Out, and Building Trust after St. Paul, Baton Rouge, and Dallas”


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“The Truth Behind Why We Procrastinate”

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“3 Science-backed Ways to Combat Procrastination”



“The Mechanics of Preventing Procrastination”

“You Have Just 14,600 Days to Save for Your Pension”

“How to Save More Money: Think in Days, Not Years”

“Do this 10-Second Math Problem and Never Procrastinate Again”


“The Future is Now: Reining in Procrastination”

“Set Your Goals in Days”

“To Beat Procrastination, The Future Is Now”