Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

In Penn Global Index of Think Tanks, Brookings Institution Best in the World

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania “Global Go To Think Tank Rankings” places the Brookings Institution first among more than 6,300 think tanks evaluated worldwide. The annual report places Chatham House first in a separate category for the best think tanks in the world outside the U.S.

Jacquie Posey



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Fast Company

Burnout is leading more employees to turn down promotions

Tamara Myles of the School of Arts & Sciences says that meaningful work lives at the intersection of contribution, community, and challenge.

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ScienceAlert

A quarter of all Americans still believe the biggest vaccine lie

A survey by Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and colleagues finds that a quarter of U.S. adults believe in or are unsure about a false link between autism and the MMR vaccine, which treats measles.

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KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

Do you know the symptoms of syphilis? Survey finds many Americans don’t

A survey by Sean Patterson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and colleagues finds that many Americans don’t know the symptoms of syphilis.

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ScienceAlert

Dietary supplement found to reduce aggression by up to 28%

A study by Adrian Raine of the School of Arts & Sciences finds that daily omega-3 dietary supplements can lead to a reduction in aggression.

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The New York Times

Living out loud, headphones nowhere to be found

Cristina Bicchieri of the School of Arts & Sciences says that she felt a greater sense of kindness in Italy than in America, rooted in a strong and enforced social contract that forbids uncivil behavior toward strangers.

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