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Jun 22 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Legal and illegal drugs are killing more people than AIDS ever did, yet the nation’s drug policies are based on unproven assumptions about addiction. Neuroscience could help shape more effective policies and save lives.
Jun 21 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
The following Academic Council professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on March 14, March 21, April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2 and May 16, 2017, and were approved by the President....
Jun 16 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, In the News, Students
Eighteen Stanford students and alumni have been awarded 2017-18 Fulbright grants. Emma Walker-Silverman, a senior majoring in psychology, will study attitudes toward Syrian refugees among host communities in Turkey.
Jun 12 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Stanford psychology scholars applied indulgent labeling – flavorful, exciting descriptions usually used for decadent foods – to vegetables. Their study found that more diners chose vegetables with these indulgent descriptions. Would you be more likely to eat vegetables if they were described as “...
Jun 6 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Professors Jennifer Eberhardt and Dan Jurafsky along with other Stanford researchers detected racial disparities in police officers’ speech after analyzing more than 100 hours of body camera footage from Oakland Police. The first systematic analysis of police body camera footage shows that officers...