Texas Standard for August 27, 2015
American gun violence was shoved into our faces with the shooting of two reporters on live TV Wednesday. How is that affecting our mental health? A cognitive psychologist weights in on the emotional effect watching of the Virginia shooting. Also: Morale in the Dallas police department is low; officers are leaving the force and response times are going up. And: Stuck in traffic? You’re not alone. We’ll get the latest research on time wasted in the car. Plus: The attack of the spider mites. Mining coal on public lands. And: A new wave of smartwatches. All on Thursday’s national daily news radio magazine of Texas.