Arts & Humanities
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The Institute of Contemporary Art is included as a destination spot for tourists visiting Philadelphia.
David Yaden of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “There have been studies comparing walking in nature with walking in an urban environment and testing people on their mood, different aspects of depression and in some cases, brain scans.”
Patrick McGovern of the Penn Museum says, “All indications are that ancient peoples, [including those at this Chinese dig site], applied the same principles and techniques as brewers do today.”
Joan DeJean of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her thoughts on Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, French King Louis XV’s chief mistress.
The hands-on tours at the Ancient Egypt exhibit at the Penn Museum are mentioned.