Adam Grant of the Wharton School offers productivity strategies.
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Ian Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the risks associated doctors agreeing to take on home births.
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says, “These quizzes live and die by sharing. That’s how they travel. The successful ones are successful because people share them.”
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School comments on the stock market.
Marilyn Kraut of the Quality of Worklife Programs is quoted about Penn’s Snow Day Child Care program.
Eve Higginbotham of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We still have a lot of bias embedded in academic medicine, and certainly it comes down to the people actually doing the studies.”
Frank Leone of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses anti-smoking employment policies.
Beatrice Fenton’s “Pan with Sundial” sculpture is mentioned for being located near the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the intensity of political advertisements accusing the president of lying.
Tobias Wolff of the Law School is quoted.
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the new Penn Compact 2020 Presidential Initiative.
Trevor Penning and Reynold Panettieri of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on researching the impact of gas drilling on personal health.
Collaborative research from Randal Kamien of the School of Arts and Sciences and Kathleen Stebe and Shu Yang of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.
Angela Duckworth of the School of the Arts and Sciences is cited for her research on student “grit.”
A study on the anticonvulsant drug topiramate led by Henry Kranzler of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted.
Lucy Fowler Williams of the Penn Museum discusses the Museum’s new exhibition, “Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now.”
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on economic myths being recycled.
Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading a study that suggests evidence-based narratives help emergency medicine physicians improve recall of opioid prescribing guidelines.
President Amy Gutmann says, “The South Bank of the future will be a dynamic, mixed-use incubator of ideas.”
Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss incentives to help people live healthier lives.