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May 20 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
Last December, Stanford psychologist ALBERT BANDURA and microbiologist STANLEY FALKOW, were among those named winners of 2015 National Medals of Science. A White House ceremony, originally scheduled for January, was postponed due to a snowstorm in Washington, D.C. On May 19, Bandura and Falkow...
May 19 2016 | Mercury News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
President Barack Obama on Thursday awarded four Bay Area researchers — two from UC Berkeley and two from Stanford — with the nation’s top honors for science and technology.
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...