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Aug 22 2019 | The Washington Post | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Why haven’t we stopped climate change? We’re not wired to empathize with our descendants.
Aug 12 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
In their evaluations of high-performing venture capital funds, professional investors rate white-led teams more favorably than they do black-led teams with identical credentials, a new Stanford study finds. BY MELISSA DE WITTE When a black-led venture capital firm has an impressive track...
Aug 7 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
A new national study, co-authored by Stanford scholars, shows that high school students who took a course to cultivate positive beliefs about learning earned higher grades and took more challenging classes. BY MELISSA DE WITTE
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...