Research on “dispositional attitude” by Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences as it relates to a person’s activity level is highlighted.
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Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School comments on Frederick Winslow Taylor’s “scientific management” approach to measuring a worker’s movement.
President Amy Gutmann is cited for writing about the “essence of school.”
Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication is mentioned for her collaborative research on what “haters” spend time doing.
The Titan Arm developed in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is part of CNN’s Top 10 Inventions list.
Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School contributes his thoughts about the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and how it affects LGBT workers.
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.
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.