Daniel Romer and Patrick Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are quoted about their research that found a parallel between television violence and viewers’ real-life fears about crime.
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Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School shares his thoughts on wide-ranging prices for health care in America.
Mitch Marcus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on privacy concerns and violations surrounding facial-recognition software.
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is mentioned for his analysis of the cost of care under the Affordable Care Act.
Recent graduate Vignesh Selvakumaran of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for his future independent research in India.
Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about “vocal fry.”
Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about going beyond the use of statins in reducing heart attack risk.
Alex Edmans of the Wharton School is cited for leading a study titled “Sports Sentiment and Stock Returns.”
Research about decreased interest in MOOCs from the Graduate School of Education is cited.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School joins a conversation about why it is important to include giving when envisioning the modern American dream.
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his comments on American seniors victimized by financial scams and how that has become a public-health problem.
Jay Giri of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on patients who might be at less risk for bleeding from clot-busting drugs.
Cassie Mogilner of the Wharton School is mentioned for her collaborative study on how happiness varies over a lifetime.
A Penn study that analyzed words, phrases and topics collected from Facebook posts is cited.
Gregg Lipschik of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about using a virtual program to review resuscitation techniques.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the inclusion of the Amos brothers in the history of Lincoln University.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School says, “It’s a big deal when any low-wage, service employer does anything nice for employees,” in regard to Starbucks’ announcement of offering to pay for its employees to earn bachelor’s degrees.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy comments on how millennials interact and engage with philanthropic causes.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School comments on retail stores creating the best combination for their stores and online distribution.
David Skeel of the Law School explains the purpose of corporate bankruptcy.