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Nov 9 2017 | Times Higher Education | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
The psychology professor on students’ mindsets, nine-day weeks and thinking in the bath 
Nov 9 2017 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Carol Dweck, Stanford’s Lewis and Eaton Professor of Psychology, is the inaugural recipient of the Yidan Prize for Educational Research. Dweck’s research has focused on identifying two different frameworks through which people consider their own intelligence. The first is called a  “fixed mindset”...
Oct 20 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Most people don’t have answers to the big questions about consciousness or the meaning of life, but they do have a way of thinking about and categorizing mental life. It comes down to three things – body, heart and mind. When Stanford researchers asked people to think about the sensations and...
Oct 19 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
In its first 10 years, the Stanford Center on Longevity helped expand discussion of the world’s aging population, making that discussion both more inclusive and more optimistic. The way researchers and policymakers talked about it 10 or 20 years ago, aging was not something to be happy about....
Oct 6 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Students
In a study, people ate less meat and conserved more water when they thought those behaviors reflected how society is changing. The findings could point to new ways of encouraging other behavior changes. Whether it be for the environment, one’s health or other important causes, convincing people to...

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