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Penn's Danielle S. Bassett, 32, the youngest of this year's MacArthur fellows, talks about her research in understanding how the human brain functions.
When is honesty not the best policy and deception morally correct? More often than you might think, as it turns out.
New Wharton research finds that over the course of a work day, employees pay less and less attention to the secondary tasks that, while not as central to their jobs,[…]
Consumers aren’t always looking for a “miracle product” to fix their problems — sometimes, they want to work hand-in-hand with a brand to succeed, Wharton research shows.
The housing boom of the mid 2000s spread from one neighboring locale to another in the U.S. Local fundamentals have only a limited ability to account for contagion, suggesting that[…]
Adopting a new model to treat such illnesses as diabetes and hypertension can cut down on hospital ER visits, according to new research by Wharton professor Guy David and four[…]
New Wharton research has good news for companies facing a disruptive innovation in their industry: Disrupters and incumbents sometimes end up as collaborators, rather than one displacing the other.
According to a recent research paper and a new book by Wharton marketing professor David R. Bell, “location, location, location” is as relevant in the world of e-commerce as it[…]
While environmental protection is typically thought of as a government regulation issue, other entities -- including the military -- have an important role to play, Wharton's Sarah Light says.
New Wharton research on the prowess of the crowd in selecting successful arts projects finds the first evidence that crowdfunding is just as adept as traditional funding models at picking[…]