Penn, University of California and Army Research Lab Show How Brain’s Wiring Leads to Cognitive Control
How does the brain determine which direction to let its thoughts fly? Looking for the mechanisms behind cognitive control of thought, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, University of California and United States Army Research Laboratory have used brain scans to shed new light on this question.
Whitney Stewart, a political science major in the College of Arts & Sciences, has earned the Boys & Girls Clubs' highest honor.
A collaboration between University of Pennsylvania and Temple University scientists has identified two naturally occurring genetic mutations in dogs that result in achromatopsia, a form of blindness.
Senior history major Alex Levy traveled to Berlin and Washington, D.C. to study how museums in these major cities represent the Holocaust.
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Undergraduate Whitney Stewart is highlighted for being the Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Youth of the Year.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School writes about researching baby boomer women and how they are handling debt.
George Hajishengallis of the School of Dental Medicine is featured for studying a protein that prevents periodontitis and could eventually help prevent bone loss.
Penn is mentioned for its relationship with the Penn Alexander School.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School pens an op-ed about men acknowledging inequality in the workplace.
Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about the impact of a MacArthur Foundation grant on her research.
Doctoral candidate Andrés Castro Samayoa and Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education share their views on the College Scorecard.
Penn football head coach Ray Priore is quoted about a cancer-surviving 4-year-old who serves as the team’s captain.