Anna Garson, a junior history and English major from Ardmore, Pa., has unearthed a murder mystery, a government cover-up, and silenced justice in a town about an hour north of Belfast.
A new theory about how the brain generates perceptions from Alan Stocker of Psychology and of Engineering and grad student Xue-Xin Wei combines two prevailing ideas, the Bayesian decoding theory and efficient coding.
“Home away from home” is how some University of Pennsylvania students describe the Pan-Asian American Community House, the cultural center for students interested in Asian-American culture and the Asian-American diaspora. PAACH is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year.
The words people use on social media can reveal hidden meaning to those who know where to look. New Penn research links the online behavior of more than 5,000 Twitter users to their income bracket.
Penn, University of California and Army Research Lab Show How Brain’s Wiring Leads to Cognitive ControlOctober 01, 2015
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Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School comments on New York Mets staff and salary decisions.
Anna Papageorge of Facilities & Real Estate Services says, “The Pennovation Works site will create and sustain a community of entrepreneurs and innovators who will translate new ideas and research into products, ventures and services that will transform the city, the region and the world.”
Research co-authored by Laura Huang of the Wharton School that finds male entrepreneurs are more likely to secure venture capital funding than women is cited.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is highlighted for his research and how it influenced the Male Success Initiative.
Jonathan Baron of the School of Arts & Sciences and Uri Simonsohn of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School are quoted.
Christopher Geczy of the Wharton School says, “The tension between profit and social purpose may not be as pronounced as people suggest.”
Gary Wu and Frederic Bushman of the Perelman School of Medicine and Tracy Bale of the School of Veterinary Medicine join a discussion about understanding the microbiome.
Research on M&A deals conducted by Robert Holthausen of the Wharton School is cited.