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May 15 2016 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Researchers at the Stanford Center on Longevity have found in a new report that the ways in which elderly people process high-arousal emotions, such as anger and excitement, is in part responsible for their heightened susceptibility to fraud.
May 4 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty
Nine Stanford faculty members have been elected as new members of the National Academy of Sciences. The academy is an honorific society that recognizes distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The Stanford scholars were among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from...
May 3 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
An appeal to emotions like excitement or anger is a key persuasion tactic used by fraudsters to mislead the elderly. That’s the key finding in a new report from theStanford Center on Longevity. Excitement and anger – known as “high arousal” emotions – can lead to risky decision-making compared with...
May 3 2016 | National Academy of Sciences | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Apr 26 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
In new Stanford research, an exercise that encouraged middle school teachers to take an “empathic mindset” to student discipline reduced by half the percentage of students who got suspended over the school year – from 9.6 percent to 4.8 percent.

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