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Jun 27 2016 | KQED Arts | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Because of VR’s immersive properties, some people describe the medium as “the ultimate empathy machine.” But can it make people care about something as fraught and multi-faceted as homelessness? A study in progress at Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab explores that question.
Jun 24 2016 | NPR | Posted In: In the News
Podcast: We like to think of our own personalities, and those of our family and friends as predictable, constant over time. But what if they aren't? What if nothing stays constant over a lifetime?
Jun 17 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
 Brian Wandell, professor of psychology, has developed a technique for identifying neuronal superhighways within the living human brain. He developed a method using MRI to find the connections, called tracts, that link functional groups of neurons and to measure the tissue properties of these...
Jun 16 2016 | The Christian Science Monitor | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Oakland police officers showed little explicit racism or intentional discrimination, but implicit bias against African-Americans was to blame for the department's racial disparities, Stanford University researchers found in a study released Wednesday. 
Jun 15 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
New Stanford research on thousands of police interactions found significant racial differences in Oakland, California, police conduct toward African Americans in traffic and pedestrian stops, while offering a big data approach to improving police-community relationships there and elsewhere.  The...