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Jun 5 2019 | Stanford Report
Stanford psychologist Jamil Zaki examined the different dimensions of empathy – including its positive and in some cases, negative effects – and found that through the right practice, empathy can be cultivated in sustainable ways. BY MELISSA DE WITTE In an increasingly divisive world, it might seem...
May 21 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
All members of the Stanford community are invited to attend Multicultural Springfest, an annual celebration of the diversity and dedication of the university’s staff. BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN Every year, Stanford hosts a campus-wide event celebrating the diversity and dedication of its staff at...
May 6 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Adults who played Pokémon videogames extensively as children have a brain region that responds preferentially to images of Pikachu and other characters from the series. BY KER THAN If your childhood involved countless hours spent capturing, training and battling Pokémon, there may be a wrinkle in...
Apr 26 2019 | The New York Times | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Book Review NONFICTION By Neil Gross BIASED Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do By Jennifer L. Eberhardt
Apr 3 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Stanford psychologists find that brief exercises early in middle school can improve students’ relationships with their teachers, increase their sense of belonging and reduce teachers’ reports of discipline issues among black and Latino boys for up to seven years. BY MELISSA DE WITTE Brief exercises...

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