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Jan 5 2017 | NPR News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
A comparison of kid brains and grownup brains may explain why our ability to recognize faces keeps getting better until about age 30. Brain scans of 25 adults and 22 children showed that an area devoted to facial recognition keeps growing long after adolescence, researchers report in the journal ...
Oct 18 2016 | Stanford Medicine News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Laura Carstensen is a professor psychology, the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy and founding director of the Stanford Center on Longevity. Her research addresses changes in motivation and emotion across adulthood and the ways that these changes influence cognitive processing,...
Oct 17 2016 | National Academy of Medicine | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of 70 regular members and 9 international members during its annual meeting.  Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated...
Oct 12 2016 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Oct 7 2016 | How Microsoft Uses a Growth Mindset to Develop Leaders | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Research shows that managers see far more leadership potential in their employees when their companies adopt a growth mindset — the belief that talent should be developed in everyone, not viewed as a fixed, innate gift that some have and others don’t. But what are those organizations doing to...

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