Science & Technology
Penn in the news
Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “People come to like a wide variety of innately negative experiences: the burn of chili pepper in the mouth, the bitterness of coffee, the fear from riding on a roller coasters.”
Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for their work with topological insulators.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about encouraging better security practices rather than focusing on data sharing.
Martha Farah of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed detailing the risks associated with “productivity pills,” such as Adderall.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for conducting a study about the effects of writing and hand delivering thank-you notes to people.