4 from Philly region are 2013 MacArthur Fellows

    The MacArthur Foundation today named its 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows and four of them hail from the Philly area.


    Camden physician Jeffrey Brenner’s health care delivery model focuses on the medical and social service needs of patients.

    UPenn professor Angela Duckworth researches how personality traits can be indicators of educational success.

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    Philly native and California Institute of Technology professor Colin Camerer’s work in “neuroeconomics” analyzes the spending behavior of consumers.

    Rutgers University professor Julie Livingston’s work explores the care and treatment of chronic illnesses and debilitating ailments.

    Fellows will be able to advance their research through a stipend of $625,000 to be paid out over five years.


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