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Jun 26 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Stanford psychologist Ian H. Gotlib discusses the psychological effects of early-life stress and parental separation. Gotlib’s research has shown that children need their parents for their own emotional well-being. By Melissa De Witte In recent months, more than 2,000 migrant children have been...
Jun 19 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Students
The Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research recognizes theses written in the social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. The Golden Medal for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts recognizes theses in the humanities or creative projects in the fine arts. The medalists...
Jun 18 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
The belief that interests arrive fully formed and must simply be “found” can lead people to limit their pursuit of new fields and give up when they encounter challenges, according to a new Stanford study. By Melissa De Witte While “find your passion” is well-intended advice, it might not be good...
Jun 11 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
The mind can shape health, behavior and maybe even society as a whole. Stanford researchers are bridging disciplines to understand what our minds can do and how they do it. By Nathan Collins
May 24 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
By Alex Shashkevich Using statistics to inform the public about racial disparities can backfire. Worse yet, it can cause some people to be more supportive of the policies that create those inequalities, according to new Stanford research. “One of the barriers of reducing inequality is how some...

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