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Sep 3 2019 | Vox | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Stanford psychology professor Jennifer Eberhardt, the author of Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, says Nextdoor reduced racial profiling by 75 percent by introducing a tiny bit of friction for users. By Eric Johnson@HeyHeyESJ  
Aug 22 2019 | The Washington Post | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Why haven’t we stopped climate change? We’re not wired to empathize with our descendants.
Aug 12 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
In their evaluations of high-performing venture capital funds, professional investors rate white-led teams more favorably than they do black-led teams with identical credentials, a new Stanford study finds. BY MELISSA DE WITTE When a black-led venture capital firm has an impressive track...
Aug 7 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
A new national study, co-authored by Stanford scholars, shows that high school students who took a course to cultivate positive beliefs about learning earned higher grades and took more challenging classes. BY MELISSA DE WITTE
Aug 2 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
How people act and react to the world around them – through their spatial thinking – shapes how they think, Stanford psychologist Barbara Tversky says. BY MELISSA DE WITTE Actions not only speak louder than words, they also happen first and faster, Stanford psychologist Barbara Tversky says....