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Jul 19 2020 | The New York Times | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
By Neil Genzlinger July 19, 2020 In a long career at Stanford, he was known for elegant experiments that explored how we learn and how we remember. Gordon H. Bower, a research psychologist who spent more than half a century studying how the brain learns and remembers, as well...
Jul 14 2020 | wbur.org | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order this month requiring health care workers in the state to undergo implicit bias training to obtain or renew their medical licenses. Over the years, we've been learning how implicit bias — one's unconscious attitudes or beliefs about a group of...
Jul 13 2020 | Stanford REPORT | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has appointed a committee and asks that it make its recommendations by the beginning of the fall quarter in September. BY CHRIS PEACOCK Stanford has accelerated the timeline for considering requests to rename Jordan Hall and remove a statue above its entrance....
Jul 1 2020 | Stanford REPORT | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
People will have to learn to smile with their eyes and voices, and to read the eyes and voices of others more, Stanford scholar Jeanne Tsai says. BY MELISSA DE WITTE With faces covered to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, some of the facial cues that people rely on to connect with others – such...
Jun 26 2020 | Stanford REPORT | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
A leader in the field of psychology, Bower was known both for the breadth of his research and his mentoring of graduate students. BY SANDRA FEDER Gordon Bower, one of the nation’s most influential experimental psychologists and learning theorists of the 20th century, died June 17. He was 87.

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