Research

Twitter can predict rates of heart disease

Twitter can predict rates of heart disease

In a paper published in Psychological Science, researchers at Penn, led by Johannes Eichstaedt, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology, have demonstrated that Twitter can capture more information about heart disease risk than many traditional factors combined, including levels of income and education, and rates of obesity, smoking, and hypertension.

Wharton prof gives advice on integrating work and life

Wharton prof gives advice on integrating work and life

In his new book, “Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life,” Stewart Friedman, practice professor of management at the Wharton School, discusses a distinct skillset that people can learn, practice, and master in order to successfully harmonize their professional and personal lives, and lead a meaningful life.