Research about geo-tagging memories from Michael Kahana of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited.
School of Arts & Sciences
Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about his collaborative research on generosity with Joshua Plotkin of SAS and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Michael Kahana of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his research on the interplay between memories of events and places.
Using a video game in which people navigate through a virtual town delivering objects to specific locations, a team of neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania and Freiburg University has discovered how brain cells that encode spatial information form “geotags” for specific memories and are activated immediately before those memories are recalled.
Kenneth Goldsmith of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses transcribing and collaging radio and TV coverage of high-profile American tragedies.
Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about forecasting international affairs. An article co-authored by Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and SAS is included.
WHO: Alison Sweeney
Assistant Professor of Physics