Morgan Hoke in the News

  • Morgan Hoke (PSC Research Associate) was featured in a Penn Today article about what the Penn Community has been doing during quarantine, including fostering kittens.

  • Morgan Hoke (PSC/PARC Research Associate) is quoted in a SAPIENS article that investigates the features of Baby Yoda that makes it adorable. 

  • Morgan Hoke (PSC/PARC Associate) was featured in Penn Today about the Penn Anthropology colloquium and her research on nutrition and growth.

  • Many scholars, like many moms, believe that baby fat exists to keep infants warm. But the conventional wisdom, explained in Sapiens and Slate by Morgan Hoke of the School of Arts and Sciences, is not true. It turns out that the excess fat acts as an energy reserve for the brain, aiding its development while also warding off diseases.