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Mar 20 2019 | Medium | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
We all know it’s harder to ID people of different races, but our bias goes so much deeper The Asian women were easy targets. They were a group the robbers predicted would not resist: middle-aged, frail, unfamiliar with English, and — crucially — unable to identify the black teenagers who snatched...
Mar 7 2019 | Stanford Magazine | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
By Katharine Gammon Illustrations by Viktor Koen In courtrooms around the country, judges are embracing 24/7 Sobriety, a science-backed approach to managing people addicted to alcohol who repeatedly drive drunk. Every morning and evening, defendants and convicts in the program must take a...
Jan 30 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty
  By Taylor Kubota Science and art are often regarded as distinct – either a person can’t be serious about both or an interest in one must relate somehow to work in the other. In reality, many scientists participate in and produce art at all levels and in every medium.
Jan 29 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Ian Gotlib is convinced that by learning to spot predictors of depression as soon as possible, psychologists can one day help prevent the disorder. By Ker Than Ian Gotlib has spent years compiling a growing catalog of clues that could help to identify children who are at increased risk for...
Jan 28 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Stanford psychologists find that a positive mindset can make children less anxious about mild but uncomfortable symptoms that arise during treatment for peanut allergies. By Melissa De Witte