Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

Dan Treglia on the caregivers lost to COVID

The associate professor of practice in the School of Arts & Sciences identifies the number of children who have lost parents and caregivers to COVID-19 and how to support them.

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The Hill

The kids are not all right—copycat cannabis edibles risk their safety

Andy Tan of the Annenberg School for Communication co-writes an article about how copycat cannabis edibles, which have colorful packages that mimic popular snacks and candy, have come under scrutiny.

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USA Today

There’s a name for the feeling that nothing you do matters

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences says that learned helplessness is a mental state that occurs when people find out that nothing they do matters.

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Voice of America

Controversial Russian opera star takes stage in Paris

Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences does not support a blanket boycott of Russian artists.

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Billy Penn

No pressure: PA’s Josh Shapiro is being painted as the potential savior of democracy

Daniel Hopkins of the School of Arts & Sciences  says that the Pennsylvania governor’s race is not politics as usual.

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The New York Times

We can’t even agree on what is tearing us apart

Yphtach Lelkes of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted on the evidence that public opinion is now collapsing onto one dimension.

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