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Aug 2 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
How people act and react to the world around them – through their spatial thinking – shapes how they think, Stanford psychologist Barbara Tversky says. BY MELISSA DE WITTE Actions not only speak louder than words, they also happen first and faster, Stanford psychologist Barbara Tversky says....
Jul 11 2019 | The Wall Street Journal | Posted In: In the News, Students
By Alison Gopnik   Do our culture and language shape the way we think? A new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, by Caren Walker at the University of California at San Diego, Alex Carstensen at Stanford and their colleagues, tried to answer this ancient question. The...
Jul 5 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
by Stanford News Service on July 5, 2019 3:05 pm Eleven Stanford faculty members have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to outstanding scientists and engineers...
Jul 2 2019 | The White House | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research...
Jun 20 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Students
Thirty-eight Stanford graduating seniors were recently recognized for their honors theses. Each was awarded a bronze medal, citation and a monetary award. Stanford undergraduate students received awards for their theses at a ceremony over Commencement weekend. The Firestone and Robert M. Golden...

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