Associate Professor of Psychology Robert Kurzban studies how the mind has adapted over time to the challenges of the social world, such as how to make decisions about cooperation, morality and punishment. Kurzban will talk about one trait we associate with these challenges: willpower.
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For hundreds of nights during the next five years, the world’s most powerful digital camera will turn skyward, helping a team of physicists and astronomers from around the globe answer fundamental questions about our universe.
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Through Chaz Howard’s career as a spiritual advisor, he has shared the joys of the human experience as well as some of the most painful times in people’s lives.
Through Friday, Aug. 16, multiple locations across the University of Pennsylvania campus will serve as drop-off points for the Penn Volunteers in Public Service’s annual back-to-school drive.
Rising junior Adam Millar was selected by his teammates to serve as team captain of the University of Pennsylvania lightweights in 2013-14 as announced by head coach Nick Baker on Monday. Rising senior Sam Shepherd was chosen as commodore.
As a kid, Joshua Taton, genuinely enjoyed studying math in school.
“I loved theory: proving theorems and linking broad ideas together into a logical framework. Math had a certain purity, completeness or even artistic appeal that I found fascinating,” explains the Ph.D. student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.