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Feb 16 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Stanford psychologist Jeanne Tsai found that the more a particular country's culture values excitement, the more its political leaders show enthusiastic smiles. On the other hand, when the specific culture emphasizes calm, those leaders show more reserved smiles.
Feb 11 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
More Americans are living to their 80s, 90s and beyond, unthinkable just a century ago. Most say they expect to live to their 80s or longer, and want to live to 100 if they can do so in good health.   But the policies, products and personal behaviors to support such lives are not yet widespread,...
Feb 6 2016 | KQED News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Podcast discussion about the terms used to describe 'old people', featuring psychologist Laura Carstensen.
Jan 25 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Sharing a classroom with students who are protected from negative stereotypes about their group can boost all students’ grades, new Stanford research shows.
Jan 21 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty
Three Stanford scholars were announced this week as recipients of prestigious National Academy of Sciences awards: Steven Quake, Carol Dweck, and Carolyn Bertozzi.

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