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Aug 14 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
At a time when state and federal governments are debating initiatives that would keep some social groups isolated – such as transgender individuals and immigrants – a Stanford psychologist finds that people who believe those groups have “essences” are more likely to support isolationist programs.
Aug 14 2017 | 2017 British Academy | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
Each year, the British Academy elects to its Fellowship up to 52 outstanding UK-based scholars who have achieved distinction in any branch of the humanities and social sciences. Others based overseas can also be elected as Corresponding Fellows, and, in addition, the Academy can elect Honorary...
Jul 26 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Under a new program, Stanford has awarded 20 grants to support innovative initiatives that advance the diversity of the university community and foster inclusion.
Jul 26 2017 | Research to Prevent Blindness Current Individual Grantees | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Stanford University Department of Psychology has been granted a $300,000 Research to Prevent Blindness/Lions Clubs International Foundation (RPB/LCIF) Low Vision Research Award to support eye research conducted by Justin Gardner, PhD.  The support is provided over a three-year period.
Jul 20 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Stanford researchers found that U.S. adults who believed that they were less active than their peers died younger than those who believed they were more active – even if their actual activity levels were similar. Would you say that you are physically more active, less active, or about equally...