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Aug 9 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Stanford psychologists find that when online comments pile up against an individual’s questionable behavior, people are more likely to see it as bullying and start to feel sympathy for the offender. By Melissa De Witte
Jul 23 2018 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: In the News, Students
Understanding societal bias and how to combat it PSYCH 148S: “The Psychology of Bias: Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination” is a three-unit course where students gain an understanding of societal bias and ways to combat it. The class incorporates research and studies from social, cognitive,...
Jul 19 2018 | The James S. McDonnell Foundation | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Congratulations to Hyowon Gweon! The James S. McDonnell Foundation Board of Directors met July 19 and approved funding of her application titled “Cognitive Foundations of Distinctively Human Social Learning” submitted to the 2018 JSMF Understanding Human Cognition Scholar Awards program. Overview
Jul 18 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
A lab in the Psychology Department at Stanford has created a set of free toolkits to help people resolve complicated issues, including resources to help people deal with disagreements. By Melissa De Witte Tackling tough societal problems requires applying academic research findings to real-world...
Jul 18 2018 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Under faculty guidance, psych majors participate in academic work Stanford psychology majors are collaborating with department faculty in research projects on topics including empathy’s role in the criminal justice system, cystic fibrosis and cross-cultural understanding of well-being.

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