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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Researchers from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania want to help end homelessness through sharing critical data.
PHILADELPHIA — Auguste Rodin: The Human Experience, Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections opens on Saturday, August 17 at the Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania.
Laurie Olin of the School of Design is highlighted for receiving the National Medal of Arts.
A group of students from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania is taking the concept of “study abroad” one step further.
Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Presidential Innovation Lab, an effort by the American Council on Education to examine possible models, inspired by changes from new educational technologies such as massive open online courses, or MOOCs, to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.
Mark G. Allen has been named the inaugural scientific director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology.