Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine says moments of extreme stress or jubilation can cause spiritual mental experiences.
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Nathaniel Persily of the Law School says the political climate in Washington, D.C., sees many new lobbyists vying for power.
Jack Guttentag of Penn’s Wharton School authors an op-ed on mortgage brokers.
Peter Fader of the Wharton School discusses Internet advertising strategies.
Tom Wadden of the School of Medicine provides insight into the psychology of healthy eating.
Dean Richardson and Corinne Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine provide updates on Barbaro’s recovery.
Jiahong Yuan of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the differences in phone conversations between cultures.
Stephen Hoch of Penn’s Wharton School says Christmas retail is a market-share system.
Daniel Romer of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication discusses holiday-related depression.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says ethics codes at NIH might need adjusting.
Francis Bremer of the School of Arts and Sciences provides insights into the Pilgrims’ beliefs.
Eric Birks of the School of Veterinary Medicine authors a letter on the genealogy of thoroughbreds.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses grade inflation.
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the Department of Human Services’ investigation methods.
Dave Chokshi of the School of Medicine discusses a movement to make pharmaceuticals more affordable for the poor.
Peter Stallybrass of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses historical encrypted messages.
William Ewald of the Law School critiques “Fear of Knowledge,” a new book discussing cognitive relativism.
Penn’s Wharton School is among those chosen to collaborate on and publish the world’s largest business management text.
Yoram Wind of Penn’s Wharton School studies the importance of commercial-free music programs on satellite radio as opposed to talk radio.
Michelle Antonio of Penn’s Wharton School participates in a career recruitment Q&A.