Age-Old Enchantments

As part of the Harvard class “Ancient Near East 103: Ancient Lives” students assembled, tuned and played replicas of the world’s oldest known instruments, and sampled food based on 4,000-year-old recipes.

Social Science

Harvard Assistant Professor of Psychology Joshua Buckholtz explains how a brain region called the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex coordinates third-party punishment decisions of the type made by judges and juries.

Pinpointing punishment

October 28, 2015

It’s a question most attorneys wish they could answer: How and why do judges and juries arrive at their decisions?

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Arts and Humanities

Logan McCarty and Melissa Franklin

Logan McCarty and Melissa Franklin describe their Hauser Grant project, an innovative, experimental learning space inspiring creative approaches to teaching.

Ode to the Library: Widener Turns 100

Narrated by John Lithgow ’67, this visual love letter to libraries celebrates books and those who watch over them while marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, Harvard’s flagship library.

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