Building Better Business through Brain Science

Connecting Brain Science and Business to Build a Better Society

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We are a community of faculty, undergraduates, graduate and professional students, and staff interested in connecting brain science and business.

Joseph Kable is a neuroscientist and a professor in the psychology department at Penn. With him is Arthur Lee, a former grad student at Penn and now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Berkeley. He used MRI scans to show that the human brain uses two different “networks” to engage in the act of imagination.

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The Leader’s Brain: Enhance Your Leadership, Build Stronger Teams, Make Better Decisions, and Inspire Greater Innovation with Neuroscience

A pioneering neuroscientist, Michael Platt, reveals how brain science can transform how we think about leadership, team-building, decision-making, innovation, marketing, and more.

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Ilerioluwa Akinnola (far left) was one of two recipients of the inaugural Applied Neuroscience and Business Analytics Summer Undergraduate Internships, aimed at increasing outreach to under-represented undergraduate students outside of Penn. The aims of the summer internship, how it fits into Wharton’s commitment to Analytics and Neuroscience, and Ileri’s experiences were recently highlighted in an article for Analytics at Wharton.

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Wharton Led / Penn Wide

As a premier research business school, Wharton boasts an outstanding faculty, a thriving MBA program, a strong research PhD training program, and unequaled undergraduate program situated on a cohesive and compact campus in Philadelphia, a major east coast city that is riding a new wave of financial and cultural investment tied to the new urbanism movement. These assets are complemented by the University of Pennsylvania and all of its constituent Schools, including Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine.



Driving new research discoveries and novel applications.



Developing future leaders at the nexus of business and brain science.



Connecting Wharton, Penn, alumni, business leaders, scientists, policy makers, and the public.



Bringing experts in business and academia together.



Providing opportunities to learn, engage, and connect.


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BrainBiz Lunch ft. AIIR Consulting

October 20 | 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
In-person & Virtual

NoBeC Talks: Ray Duch

October 21 | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM
Virtual Event

NoBeC Talks: Matt Lasmanis

November 4 | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM
Virtual Event

Good anxiety: Harnessing fear to feel better, think better, and do better

November 4 | 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Levin Building, SAIL room 111, 425 S. University Ave.

NoBeC Talks: Yan Chen

November 18 | 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM


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Return to office operations will begin 9/7/2021

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 to 4:30 pm

106 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Ph. 215-898-7766

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106 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Ph. 215.898.7766
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