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Aug 23 2016 | Stanford Medicine | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Plug “wellness” into a search engine and you’ll get 405 million hits — and a lot of advice. Everyone, from genuine experts to click-bait writers, has an opinion about what’s good for us.
Aug 19 2016 | Chicago Tribune | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Research from the Stanford Center on Longevity shows of all the age groups, baby boomers show the most signs of disengaging from traditional modes of social relationships, said Laura Carstensen, founding director of the center and a psychology professor at Stanford University.
Aug 19 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Mood plays a strong role in how people decide to spend their time each day, a Stanford psychologist found.  “These findings clarify how emotions shape behavior and may explain how humans trade off short-term happiness for long-term welfare,” said James Gross, a professor of psychology who studies...
Aug 17 2016 | Stanford Medicine News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
In what might be reassuring news to many of us, psychologist Kalanit Grill-Spector, PhD, and research associate Kevin Weiner, PhD, have found evidence of our brain’s resilience.
Aug 14 2016 | THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
"The most likely driver of the changes is individual career incentives, especially promotion and tenure," said Russell Poldrack, a professor of psychology at Stanford University. Authors feel ever more acutely the need to publish as much and as prominently as possible, so they also request explicit...