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Jan 11 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, Students
In a small trial, brain scans revealed who was most at risk of relapsing after being treated for addiction to stimulants like amphetamines or cocaine. The finding could identify people who need help staying drug-free. By Nathan Collins Predicting who will remain drug-free and who will relapse...
Jan 1 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: In the News, Students
Rachael Nicol, a military service veteran who served in Afghanistan and in Kuwait, joined the Stanford community in September 2018 as a junior and declared psychology as her major. By Kathleen J. Sullivan In Afghanistan, U.S. Army Sgt. Rachael Nicol accompanied Special Forces soldiers on missions...
Dec 14 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Eleanor Maccoby, the first woman to serve as chair of the Stanford Department of Psychology, was recognized for her scholarly contributions to gender studies and child and family psychology. By Kate Chesley Eleanor Maccoby, the Barbara Kimball Browning Professor of Psychology, Emerita, at Stanford...
Dec 10 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Simply learning of a genetic risk can alter a person’s physiology, a recent study found, causing people to perform less well on exercise tests or altering hormones that indicate fullness after a meal. By Amy Adams Millions of people in the United States alone have submitted their DNA for analysis...
Dec 7 2018 | Science | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
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