Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses how rising rents might affect first-time homebuyers.
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Seema Bhatnagar of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about habituation to a tough situation as a coping mechanism.
Charles Kane of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses a concept called braiding and Majorana particles.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for thoughts on the UNCF receiving money from the Koch brothers.
Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum talks about the Heritage Task Force training Syrians to protect artifacts.
William Burke-White of the Law School and Perry World House discusses the geopolitical impact of the crash.
David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeatedly getting 30 minutes less than the minimum sleep recommendation of seven hours can slow cognitive speed.
Michael Holmes of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If you reduce your alcohol intake, your risk of heart disease is lower.”
Richard Doty of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research about the sense of smell and age.
Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the Russian media’s role in covering the Malaysian flight tragedy.
David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on budgeting for child-care costs for children with autism.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an article tackling India’s problem with land.
Undergraduate student Clare Lombardo of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about gifted education.
The Penn DARPA project is mentioned, and Michael Kahana of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted.
Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School is quoted about co-authoring a study on mindfulness in the workplace.
Marybeth Gasman and doctoral candidates Thai-Huy Nguyen and Andrés Castro Samayoa of the Graduate School of Education blog about a report recently released by the Education Trust entitled “Tough Love: Bottom-Line Quality Standards for Colleges.”
Adam Grant of the Wharton School talks about how givers succeed more.
President Amy Gutmann and Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design are quoted about the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, made possible by a gift from alum Scott Kleinman.
Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School are highlighted for publishing a paper titled “Will Video Kill the Classroom Star? The Threat and Opportunity of Massively Open Online Courses for Full-Time MBA Programs.”
David Zaring of the Wharton School writes about bank supervision.