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Faculty of the Mind

Faculty of the Mind

Michael Kahana, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Computational Memory Lab, is working with his collaborators to improve patients’ memories.

The Human Story of Coal’s Downturn

The Human Story of Coal’s Downturn

The coal industry is changing, with machines doing the work once done by miners and different types of energy gaining ground. As Christina Simeone, director of policy and external affairs for the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy writes, this shift is about more than simple economics. It’s about people, too.

How Your Brain Makes Articles Go Viral

How Your Brain Makes Articles Go Viral

It is a question that has mystified countless people: Why does one article spread like wildfire through social media and another—seemingly similar—doesn’t? How does your brain decide what is valuable enough to read and share? Research from Annenberg School for Communication reveals some answers.

Protecting the Brain from HIV Treatment

Protecting the Brain from HIV Treatment

When it comes to treating HIV/AIDS, antiretroviral drugs such as protease inhibitors can be a double-edged sword. While credited with cutting in half deaths from HIV/AIDS, these drugs have been implicated in contributing to HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, with symptoms like forgetfulness, confusion, and behavior and motor changes. New research from Kelly Jordan-Sciutto and Penn Dental colleagues may help prevent some of this harm by targeting certain pathways.

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