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Oct 24 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
The Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty members for their extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN Ten faculty members have been named or reappointed Bass University Fellows for 2019-20 in recognition of their...
Oct 15 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Students
To bring neuroscience down to earth, two Stanford graduate students decided to teach it through rock climbing. BY NATHAN COLLINS One by one, the students inched toward the edge, steeled themselves for what they were about to do, then stepped into empty space. As a rope caught them and they swung...
Oct 9 2019 | U.S. News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
BY ALAN MOZES, HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- How do you make healthy food more popular? Start by giving it a yummy-sounding name, researchers say. People are much more likely to choose good-for-you foods like broccoli or carrots if labeled with names that...
Oct 6 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
by Nathan Collins    The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute has announced its third round of seed grants to six interdisciplinary teams of researchers who collectively span departments from neurosurgery to music.   First awarded in 2015, the seed grants go to teams whose members bring together...
Oct 3 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Neuroscientists had thought parts of the brain associated with reading and face recognition shrunk as children grow. In fact, they may be growing electrical insulation that makes their brains more efficient. BY NATHAN COLLINS As children learn to read and recognize new faces, connections in the...

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