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Oct 23 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford and SAGE Publishing have honored psychology Professor CAROL DWECK with the 2018 SAGE-CASBS Award. According to the CASBS website, the award recognizes outstanding achievement in the behavioral and social sciences that...
Oct 22 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: In the News, Staff, Students
A new report published by the Stanford Center on Longevity looks at the financial security of Americans at different life stages, with a focus on two key areas of economic stability: homeownership and retirement. Across generations, Americans are falling short. By Melissa De Witte Americans are...
Sep 26 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
by Nathan Collins on September 26, 2018 2:05 pm The Stanford Neurosciences Institute has chosen four new projects for its second round of Big Ideas initiatives, which fund major interdisciplinary research initiatives aimed at driving the next breakthroughs in brain science.
Sep 4 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
When doctors offer a few words of reassurance, patients suffering an allergic reaction begin to feel better more quickly. The finding by Stanford psychologists suggests that the placebo effect applies to words as well as to pills.   By Melissa De Witte To feel better faster, a dose of reassurance...
Aug 26 2018 | Psychology Today | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
How to encourage your child's success at school. For most children and teens, back-to-school means a return to being measured by a report card. It also means heightened expectations from parents who want their child to succeed in classwork, sports, and after-school activities.