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The University of Pennsylvania is a private Ivy League research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is one of the nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence and the first institution of higher learning in the United States to refer to itself as a university. This author account is not officially owned by University of Pennsylvania. This author account is being used only for giving credits to the University.
Unraveling the brain’s reward circuits

Unraveling the brain’s reward circuits

To some, a chocolate cake may spark a shot of pleasure typically associated with illicit drugs. A new study by Penn biologists offers some...
revealing hidden features using power of light

Revealing ‘hidden’ phases of matter through the power of light

Most people think of water as existing in only one of three phases: solid ice, liquid water, or gas vapour. But matter can exist...
nap midday

Children who nap midday are happier, excel academically, and have fewer behavioral problems

Ask just about any parent whether napping has benefits and you’ll likely hear a resounding “yes,” particularly for the child’s mood, energy levels, and...