Culture takes different forms, ranging from tangible objects like tools to less tangible behaviors and beliefs. When studying cultural phenomena, we therefore also encounter very disparate types of data. But how exactly do artifacts, mental states, and behaviors differ in cultural evolutionary terms? In particular, how are they learned differently, how do they vary in […]

Maintaining Mental Wellness and Emotional Self-Care as a Student Researcher Date & Time: June 15, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm Contact Info: CURF Description:“Nothing is working and everyone is going to think I’m a failure.  Is this normal?  I need help and I don’t know who I should ask.” It can be tricky navigating the academic professional workplace, […]

Delphine Dahan Department of Psychology UPenn   Click here to join!   This seminar will not be recorded.   The role of uncertainty during reference making   People use language to accomplish things together. To succeed, they must continuously coordinate their actions, including what the speaker means when producing their utterance and what their addressee takes […]

Penn Libraries: What is Information Literacy? Date & Time: June 22, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm Contact Info: CURF Description:Where do you even begin when you have a research task? This workshop will focus on finding and selecting appropriate sources through the Penn Libraries web portal. Learn tips and tricks for finding the information you need, and strategies […]