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Annenberg Virtual Reality ColLABorative and Penn Nursing Awarded Hillman Grant To Study Virtual Reality and Loneliness

Hemodialysis is a life-saving treatment for people experiencing end stage kidney disease. Treatments are typically three times a week and...

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Experiencing Record-Breaking Heat Days Affects Perception of Weather Trends

A new study by Professor Dolores Albarracín and Postdoctoral Fellow Timothy Hyde finds that living in an area with record-breaking heat effectively increases perceptions that the weather is getting hotter.

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Aging on Screen and on the Page: Changing Depictions of Older People in the Media

A conference held at Annenberg took a deep dive into how gender, age, and aging are portrayed in the media, and the implications for society.

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Many Don’t Know Key Facts About U.S. Constitution, Annenberg Civics Study Finds

Many Americans do not know what rights are protected under the First Amendment and a substantial number cannot name all three branches of government, according to the 2023 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey.

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Social Scientists Must Address ChatGPT’s Ethical Challenges Before Using It for Research

A new paper by researchers at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication...

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Netflix in Mexico

Undergraduates Teia Hudson and Miraya Gesheva spent the summer working with Annenberg Assistant Professor Juan Llamas-Rodriguez to look at how streaming in Mexico has changed during the past 10 years.

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Penn Researchers Receive NIH Grant to ID Barriers to Accepting a Future HIV Vaccine

A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Communication has received a $4 million...

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Survey Finds Gaps in Knowledge About Maternal Health

New survey data from the Annenberg Public Policy Center reveals that there are substantial gaps in Americans' knowledge about maternal health.

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Holding Trump Accountable Will Not Threaten American Democracy

With a Fulton County indictment of former President Donald Trump possible at any time, law enforcement in Atlanta is bracing...

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First Findings from US 2020 Facebook & Instagram Election Study Released

Unprecedented research by Prof. Sandra González-Bailón and colleagues reveals the influence of Facebook's algorithms on political news exposure.