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The Pernicious Staying Power of COVID-19’s First Viral Disinformation Campaign

Philip Massey, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 24 Fast Company article about the staying power of COVID-19’s first viral disinformation campaign. 

Why (and How) Your Resolutions Should Look Different This Year

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a Dec. 29 Fast Company article about how and why New Year's resolutions and annual goal-setting will be different in a pandemic. 

The 9 Most Gorgeous Dishes To Serve on Thanksgiving, According To Designers

Raja Schaar, assistant professor in the Westphal College, was quoted in a Nov. 25 Fast Company article about the most gorgeous dishes to serve on Thanksgiving, according to designers.

Anger and Frustration Can Jump-Start Creativity. Use These 3 Tricks to Channel It Productively

A 2016 study about art-making activating the brain’s reward pathway led by Girjia Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a July 19 Fast Company article about methods to channel anger and frustration to jumpstart creativity. 

Surprising Study Finds That Creativity Is Not Actually Right Brain—It Is Left Brain

Recently published research led by John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a April 1 Fast Company article about the study contradicting popular notions about which side of the brain controls creativity. According to Kounios’ study, creative brain activity shifts sides with the level of experience a person has at the creative activity at hand, such as jazz guitarists playing improvisations. 

Doodling at Work Could Help You be More Productive

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 16 Fast Company story about the productivity benefits of doodling at work and in meetings. 

How Bacteria Could Make Our Infrastructure Stronger

A column in The Conversation authored by Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, about his research with colleagues Christopher Sales, PhD, and Caroline Schauer, PhD, on using a special type of bacteria to prevent pothole formation, was picked up byFast Company on April 5.

The Meaning Behind Neo-Nazi and Antifa Uniforms

George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 24 Fast Company article about how alt-right and anti-fascist groups are using clothing to reflect political positions.

8 Apps That Can Fix All of Your Public Speaking Problems

Danish Dhamani, an undergraduate in the College of Engineering, and Parish Gupta, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, were featured in a June 20 Fast Company story about their speech coaching app called Orai.

Learn How to Love Talking in Public (And Stop Saying 'Um' and 'Like') With This New App

Danish Dhamani, an undergraduate in the College of Engineering, and Parish Gupta, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, were featured in a June 5 Fast Company story about their speech coaching app called Orai.

More Places to Buy Booze Means More Violence in Neighborhoods

A study from researchers in the Dornsife School of Public Health was profiled in a Jan. 27 Fast Company story. The study, led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the school, looked into the correlation between places where alcohol can be purchased and violence levels in Philadelphia.

Science: Doodling Has Real Benefits For The Brain

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 17 Fast Company Design article on her study into how doodling and other forms of art-making positively affect the brain’s reward pathway. The same day, an article covering the study was posted on HowardStern.com.