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Art Markman, PhD is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology, Human Dimensions of Organizations and Marketing and Vice Provost of Continuing and Professional Education and New Education Ventures at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written over 150 papers on topics including reasoning, decision making, and motivation. Art brings insights from cognitive science to a broader audience through his blogs for Psychology Today and Fast Company as well as his radio show and podcast Two Guys on Your Head produced by NPR affiliate KUT. He is the author of several books including Smart Thinking, Smart Change, Brain Briefs, and Bring Your Brain to Work.


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    Professor of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts