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Jan 13 2016 | NBC Bay Area | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
“I think when people are playing the lottery, they’re paying more attention to the amount they can win than the probability that they’ll win that amount,” said Stanford University Associate Professor Brian Knutson, who coauthored the study. In a new study published this week in journal “Neuron,”...
Jan 13 2016 | Harvard Business Review | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Carol Dweck sets the record straight on her research surrounding the "growth mindset".
Jan 7 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
People carry a heavier burden from rejection when they view it as revealing something about “who they really are” as a person, new Stanford research shows. The research, published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, examines the link between rejection and a person’s sense of self. ...
Jan 7 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
“Activity in one brain region appears to indicate ‘uh oh, I might lose money,’ but in another seems to indicate ‘oh yay, I could win something,'” said Brian Knutson, associate professor of psychology. “The balance between this ‘uh oh’ and ‘oh yay’ activity differs between people and can determine...
Dec 22 2015 | The White House | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty
Today, the White House announced the latest recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation—our Nation’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. The new awardees (including Dr. Albert Bandura) will...

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