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Oct 2 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Researchers at the Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience are championing a new way of organizing brain-imaging data that they hope will lead to more transparency, more collaboration and ultimately a better understand of the brain. Neuroscience research has made incredible strides toward...
Sep 25 2017 | The Washington Post | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Your husband was just passed over for a promotion, and he’s depressed. Your friend’s breast cancer has returned. As a supportive spouse and friend, you feel their pain. Growing research suggests there’s a cost to all that caring. Empathy — the ability to tune into and share another person’s emotion...
Sep 19 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
Stanford psychology professor Carol Dweck received the inaugural Yidan Prize, honoring her innovative contributions to education research. Stanford psychology Professor Carol Dweck was named a recipient of the inaugural Yidan Prize on Tuesday and will receive approximately $4 million in recognition...
Sep 18 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty
Teofrast Superstar is a special honorary award, which is awarded to psychologists who have made distinguished contributions to theoretical or applied psychology and whose work has led to better understanding of humane nature or ameliorating difficult and complex problems.  
Sep 14 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Greg Walton, a psychologist at Stanford University, studies how to correct the belief that we are alone in our fears of being left out. His work focuses on helping minority students who are underrepresented in STEM fields to overcome their own fears that they don't belong, and has demonstrated that...

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