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Jun 12 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Stanford psychology scholars applied indulgent labeling – flavorful, exciting descriptions usually used for decadent foods – to vegetables. Their study found that more diners chose vegetables with these indulgent descriptions. Would you be more likely to eat vegetables if they were described as “...
Jun 6 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Professors Jennifer Eberhardt and Dan Jurafsky along with other Stanford researchers detected racial disparities in police officers’ speech after analyzing more than 100 hours of body camera footage from Oakland Police. The first systematic analysis of police body camera footage shows that officers...
Jun 1 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
New research by Stanford psychologists analyzes cultural effects on giving. They find that people are willing to offer more money to others who display similar emotional expressions and that those expressions are even more powerful factors than race or sex. How can culture influence giving? Some...
May 25 2017 | ORGANIZATION OF HUMAN BRAIN MAPPING | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
Professor Kalanit Grill-Spector is the principal investigator of the Vision and Perception Neuroscience Lab at the Department of Psychology and the Stanford Neuroscience Institute at Stanford University. She will give a much anticipated keynote lecture at the upcoming 2017 OHBM Annual Meeting at...
May 25 2017 | ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Hazel R. Markus (Stanford University), Daniel L. Schacter (Harvard University), and Robert J. Sternberg (Cornell University) will received the APS William James Fellow Award — recognizing their lifetime of intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology — at the 2017 APS Annual...

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