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All In The News tagged "College of Arts and Sciences"

Gaming’s Pleasure Principle: How Virtual Worlds Make Our Creative Brains Come AliveĀ­

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 15 Electronic Games Monthly article about video games’ effect on creativity and pleasure in a player’s brain.

Ranked-choice Voting and the Future of Small-d Democracy in New York 

Jack Santucci, PhD,  an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored an opinion article on Nov. 14 about opposition to a proposal that would bring ranked-choice voting to New York.

Why Group Exercise Is So Effective: The Psychology Behind Working Out With Others

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Drexel's Director of Athletics, was quoted in a Nov. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about why working out in a group is more motivating than working out alone.

What Can a City Do About Climate Change?

Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Drexel's Center for Public Policy, was quoted in an Oct. 27 Philadelphia magazine article about what the city can do to about climate change.

Man Who Turned Himself in Is Convicted of 3 Armed Robberies, Awaits Trial for Double Murder

Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Oct. 25Philadelphia Inquirer story as an expert who testified for the prosecution in the trial of a man who confessed to killing three people and robbing three West Philadelphia businesses at gunpoint.

Protect Mom, Dad, Grandparents, and Yourself During Cyber Security Awareness Month

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 21 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his upcoming talk on how to not fall victim to electronic fraud. 

Dr. Bill Rosenberg Discusses Impeachment on POTUS-XM

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on an Oct. 20 POTUS-XM 124 segment about the current state of the impeachment process, as well as the related history and circumstances between Presidents Nixon, Clinton and Trump.

How Vested Interests Tried to Turn the World Against Climate Science

Research by Robert Brulle, PhD, professor emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, was included in an Oct. 10 Guardian story about how vested interests tried to turn the world against climate science.

Start Saying 1 Thing to Your Kids More Often, and Science Says They Will Be Much More Successful

A 2018 study led by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Oct. 10 Inc. article about a counterintuitive method for parents to help their children succeed at difficult tasks. The study suggests that people are more likely to succeed at a difficult task if they are aware of the difficulty, despite the desire to downplay challenges.

Herman Rorschach Inkblots Featured in Drexel University Exhibit

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Drexel's director of athletics, was quoted in an Oct. 3 PhillyVoice story highlighting "'What Might This Be?' The Art & Science of Rorschach Inkblots," a new exhibition in the Pearlstein Gallery which will open Tuesday, Oct. 8 — of which Zillmer is a co-curator.

North American Birds in Decline

Jason Weckstein, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of ornithology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 3 WHYY "Radio Times" segment about the alarming rate at which North American bird populations are declining.

Trump, Ukraine, Impeachment and Elections

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Sept. 23 on POTUS XM 124 in a segment about President Trump, Ukraine, impeachment and upcoming elections.