A focus on mental illness was a constant throughout the multi-faceted career of Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, prolific writer, longtime Penn faculty member, and the most prominent—and controversial—physician of his day. [...]
In an excerpt from his new autobiography, Penn psychology professor Martin Seligman tells the little-known story of the American Psychological Association’s annual meeting in 1904, held at Penn. Its reverberations were profound—for Penn psychology professor Edwin Twitmyer and for American psychology.[...]
Don't match drinks with the Malaysian pen-tailed tree shrew.[...]
Voter fraud vs. incentives, from Berry’s Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich.[...]
Today’s playgrounds are no fun.[...]
How Warren Gefter M’74 inspired his daughter to write about nothing.[...]
Oscar Goodman L’64 and the Mob (Museum).[...]