Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on how people are bad at forecasting the future.
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Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is the author of this op-ed on determining Hall of Fame ballplayers.
Neysun Mahboubi of the School of Arts and Sciences is quote on efforts at ‘stability maintenance” and the Chinese court system.
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine writes about the connection between science and predicting political turmoil.
Katherine Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the strategy used in Donald Trump’s first television advertisement.
Research from the Wharton School about New Year’s resolutions as “temporal landmarks” is cited.
Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about slacktivism and its discontents.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School talks about his predictions for the stock market in 2016.
Dorothy Roberts of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences and Jeffrey Vagle of the Law School pen an op-ed about the history of racial surveillance.
Jami N. Fisher of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on language trends in American Sign Language.
Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication explains her research and says, “We found that increased brain activity in the medial prefrontal cortex [mPFC] predicts when health material is relevant to an individual.”
Wired to Create, co-authored by Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences, is featured.
Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on situations that are disruptive to sleep.
The Law School’s David Rudovsky comments on the deposition of the Bill Cosby case.
Shelley Berger of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her research on the DNA of ants.
A TED Talk about haptography by Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted.
Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School talks about behavioral economics.
Penn is cited as an area university that has a mashgiac to oversee kosher dining.
Vanessa Ogle of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about calendar reform.
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her thoughts on an African-American actress being cast as Hermione Granger in the upcoming Harry Potter production.