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What is Code Switching? Q&A With Darin Johnson

In this Q&A, doctoral student Darin Johnson explores the mental processes behind code switching and their implications.

Jovanova and Woko Win 2021 Ackoff Fellowships

For the seventh year in a row, Annenberg doctoral students have won this fellowship from the Wharton School.

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Having a Strong Life Purpose Eases the Loneliness of COVID-19 Isolation

Those who felt their life was guided by meaningful values or goals were more willing to engage in COVID-19 protective behaviors.

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Correcting Misperceptions about — and Increasing Empathy for — Migrants

Americans dramatically overestimate the number of migrants affiliated with gangs and children being trafficked.

Andrews and Haywood Named Presidential Ph.D. Fellows

Doctoral students Mary E. Andrews and Antoine Haywood are recipients of the new Penn Presidential Ph.D. Fellowship, which includes three years of funding.

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Samantha Moore-Berg Named Inaugural Bruneau Fellow

The fellowship was established to honor the memory of Emile Bruneau, peace and conflict neuroscientist.

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Studying ‘Hunters and Busybodies,’ Researchers Measure Different Types of Curiosity

Their analysis opens doors for using curiosity as a tool to improve learning and life satisfaction.

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Delivering the News with Humor Makes Young Adults More Likely to Remember and Share

A new study found that news clips involving humor activated more brain regions than non-humorous clips.

Faculty News

Falk Wins 2020 SANS Early Career Award

This award is the newest in a series of early career awards Falk has received.

Research

In Conversation with Emile Bruneau: A Video Series

Watch Bruneau explain his research in his own words.