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Mar 2 2017 | BMJ | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Alia Crum and colleagues argue that acting on the growing evidence about the influence of patient mindset and social context on response to healthcare can improve outcomes
Feb 27 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
A growing body of research has shown that people’s mindsets have measurable physical results. People’s expectations to heal and the social context surrounding them, including their relationships with doctors, drive these placebo responses – where a patient’s health changes without being treated....
Feb 22 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Children’s ability to understand basic grammar early in language development has long puzzled scientists, creating a debate over whether that skill is innate or learned with time and practice.
Feb 6 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Over the last century, Americans have added an unprecedented 30 years to their life spans. But most people still rarely think about or plan for the possibility of living until 80, 90, 100 years and beyond. The Stanford Center on Longevity hopes to ignite a cultural shift in the ways people think...

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