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2301 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Keith Humphreys Photo courtesy of George Ting
2302 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Music Therapy Photo courtesy of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
2303 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Andrew Huberman Photo courtesy of STAT
2304 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, CASBS Photo courtesy of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
2305 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Photo courtesy of the Hahne family
2306 Photo courtesy of Xiaoai Zhao
2307 NPIL Director Jieun Kim discusses MRI imaging with a symposium attendee

Neuroscience Preclinical Imaging Laboratory director Jieun Kim discusses MRI imaging with a symposium attendee.

Photo credit Tim Doyle
2308 Caitlyn Seim, a Wu Tsai Neuro Interdisciplinary Scholar and Neuroscience:Translate award recipient, develops human-centered wearable technology. Photo credit: Andrew Brodhead
2309 Boxuan Zhao, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute interdisciplinary postdoctoral scholar

Boxuan Zhao, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute interdisciplinary postdoctoral scholar

Photo credit: Avery Krieger

The new Stanford study found improved self-regulation in children who delayed kindergarten by a year. 

Photo credit: Christopher Futcher/iStock
2311 Robert Malenka, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photo Credit: Fontejon Photography
2312 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, GSE

Stanford education researchers find improvements in student achievement after teachers change their own mindsets around math. 

Photo credit: iStock/FatCamera
2313 Shixuan Liu poses with photos of the mouse lemur

Shixuan Liu poses with photos of the mouse lemur in the Krasnow lab at Stanford.

Photo credit: Steve Fisch
2314 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Insight, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Online ads are measurably more persuasive when they target a user's psychological traits. 

Photo Illustration by Tricia Seibold with iStock/izusek and iStock/axel2001
2315 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photo of Al'ai Alvarez preparing residents for a simulation exercise by Susan Coppa
2316 Photo of Deirdre Lehman by Steve Fisch
2317 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Robert Jackler Photo of Ed Lutz courtesy of Lutz
2318 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photo of Fernanda Herrera (left) and a fellow student by Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service
2319 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photo of HeadXNet team members by L.A. Cicero
2320 Photo of Karin Felsher (left) and Bonnie Halpern-Felsher by Douglas Peck / Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health
2321 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Jure Leskovec Photo of Marinka Zitnik by L.A. Cicero
2322 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photo of Prescribed to Death Memorial by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
2323 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Sean Sketch, Allison Okamura Photo of undergraduate Tita Kanjanapas and the experimental proprioception equipment by L.A. Cicero
2324 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photo of William Maloney and Steve Young by Susan Coppa
2325 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Xiaoke Chen Photo of Xiaoke Chen, right, and researcher Greg Nachtrab by L.A. Cicero
2326 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Karen Parker, Antonio Hardan Photo showing a demonstration of vasopressin administration courtesy of Karen Parker
2327 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Google Optional Photo: Courtesy Goggles Optional
2328 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Helen Bronte-Stewart Photo: John Todd
2329 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Kalanit Grill-Spectpr, Jesse Gomez Photo: Kurt Hickman/Stanford News Service
2330 Stanford Neurosciences Institute

The Cardinal's Brandon Simmons (#2) recently joined an effort to help produce new high school concussion education materials by enrolling in a course at the Stanford Graduate School of Education....

Photo: Stanford Athletics
2331 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Mark Tessier-Lavigne Photo: Toni Bird
2332 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Nigam Shah

Palliative care physician Stephanie Harman, left, believes in helping people die on their own terms. A computer algorithm that informatics expert Nigam Shah, right, designed to help predict ...

Photograph by Edward Caldwell
2333 Photograph by Selimaksan
2334 Photograph by Timothy White

Rene Fleming

Photography by Andrew Eccles

Carla Shatz goes where her curiosity leads.

Photography by Brian Smale
2337 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Daniel Palanker

Daniel Palanker uses optics and electronics to invent technology for restoring vision.

Photography by Brian Smale
2338 Ben Rein with a human skull and brain PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELENA ZHUKOVA

The African killifish has a variable life span, which makes it a good study subject for aging.

Photography by Gregg Segal
2340 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Jo Boaler

FEAR BUSTERS: Montserrat Cordero (left), maths designer at Youcubed, with Jo Boaler, professor of mathematics education at Stanford.

Photography by Jim Gensheimer
2341 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Stanford Magazine, Eric Horvitz Photography by Jim Gensheimer

Emmanuel Mignot brings Watson to the sleep center to meet patients like Jackson, a 10-year-old with narcolepsy who has traveled from Florida for an appointment with him.

Photography by Lenny Gonzalez
2343 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Anthony Ricci

Tony Ricci, left, and Alan Cheng have built a team to develop a safe replacement for a type of antibiotic that can cause deafness. The researchers use a patch clamp rig in Ricci’s lab to see which...

Photography by Max Aguilera-Hellweg

Juan Bulnes, center, attends with his wife, Margaret, right. Students and community members also participate in the class.



Photography by Timothy Archibald

Sam and Aruna Gambhir’s only child, Milan, died at 16 of glioblastoma multiforme — the deadly brain tumor his father, a specialist in early cancer detection, had been investigating in his lab.

Photography by Timothy Archibald
2346 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Sergiu Pasca

3-D brain cultures are suspended in a lab dish at the lab of Sergiu Pasca, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. 

Photography by Timothy Archibald
2347 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

Pablo Paredes, standing, and graduate student Peter Washington test stress-mitigation technology in Stanford's Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab. 

Photography by Timothy Archibald
2348 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Shaili Jain

In her book The Unspeakable Mind on post-traumatic stress disorder, Shaili Jain explores the lasting impact of people’s sorrows and trauma on future generations. 

Photography by Timothy Archibald
2349 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photos by Rod Searcey and Jonathan Berent
2350 Stanford Neurosciences Institute

A steel beam “tops” the new Stanford Neurosciences Institute and Stanford ChEM-H. 

Photos by Sam Fontejon
2351 WIMS, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photos by Steve Fisch
2352 Brynn, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Photos courtesy of the Mulrooney family
2353 Girl with mask on her face Piotr
2354 Pixabay

Context is even more important than quantity as small children learn language from their parents and caregivers, according to a study co-authored by Michael Frank and Brandon Roy of Stanford and...


VR setup for imaging CA1 neurons and the construction of priors for rare morph versus frequent morph conditions. a) Top view (left) and side view (right) of the VR setup. b) Example FOV from an...

Plitt & Giocomo.

In this slightly inflated version of the right hemisphere of Russell Poldrack's brain, each colored patch is one area of the brain that was identified through analysis of resting brain...

Poldrack Lab

Ada Poon is developing tiny electronic devices to dispense treatments or monitor functions deep inside the body.

Poon Lab
2359 Lemon tree with Hoover Tower in background

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Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal says that viewing stress more positively seems to encourage people to cope in ways that help them thrive.

Pressmaster / Shutterstock

A new Stanford study found that kids with a positive attitude toward math performed better in the subject.

2362 Psilocybin mushrooms. Credit: Getty Images Psilocybin mushrooms. Credit: Getty Images
2363 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Raag Airan

An illustration of a nanoparticle designed for precision ultrasound drug release. Ultrasound heats up the liquid core (white), disrupting a copolymer matrix (blue) on the particle’s surface and...

Qian Zhong and Raag Airan

Stanford scientists have found that viewing images of destructive land uses may motivate people to support environmental protection.

Rachel Harris

A Stanford education professor has designed a new program for teachers to help them inspire young learners and engage them more deeply in math.

2366 Ralwel | Getty Images

Psychologist Gregory Walton says that feeling like you're part of a team can spur you to take on challenges.

2368 Brain waves, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Researchers used electroencephalography and an algorithm to identify a brain-wave signature in individuals with depression who will most likely respond to a medication. Andrea Danti/

The illustration depicts the “little bumps” located on our tongues – called papillae. The front of the tongue contains smaller bumps, while the back contains larger ones.

Resteck, George

Researchers at Stanford GSB set out to answer the question of whether we sometimes penalize thoughtfulness — not in ourselves, but when we see it in others.

Reuters photo by Paul Hackett
2371 Boy putting thumbs up under a rainbow A child psychiatrist says everyone in a family is dealing with some degree of stress due to COVID-19, and that’s okay. Reuters Pictures/Eddie Keogh

People who routinely calculate the economic value of time may be damaging their health.

Reuters/Brian Snyder

Digital footprint-based assessments are nearly impossible to cheat, which means they’re more likely to reveal your true colors.

Reuters/Jason Lee
2374 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Daniel Palanker

A man receives an eye exam at the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, Virginia. 

Reuters/Joshua Roberts

Occasionally succumbing to our "compensation impulse" is not necessarily bad, researchers say.

Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji

Many companies institute wellness programs that focus on encouraging employees to eat better or exercise more. Meanwhile, they overlook the atmosphere of the workplace setting itself. 

Reuters/Luke MacGregor
2377 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Stanford Engineering, The future of everything, Nigam Shah

How could machine learning enable hospitals and doctors to make more informed decisions and improve care? 

Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
2378 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Anna Lembke

The opioid epidemic is first and foremost an epidemic of overprescribing. 

Reuters/Mark Blinch

Richard Nixon, right, with NASA Administrator Dr. James C. Fletcher in California, 1972.


At the start of a major endeavor, set smaller goals to help push you. But as you near the finish line, focus on the big picture, says one Stanford scholar. 

Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar

We buy things not only to show who we are, but also who we are not. 

Reuters/Rodrigo Garrido

Mouse lemurs are primates that are about twice the size of a mouse and live exclusively on Madagascar.

Robert Siegel
2383 Rocio Montoya

Russ Altman, a professor of bioengineering and of computer science at Stanford, will serve as faculty director of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence.

Rod Searcey
2385 Rod Searcey;L.A. Cicero
2386 Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith has become the first woman to win the Marconi Prize, the foremost honor in the field of information and communications research.

Rod Searcy

A new study shows that the children and teens in the juvenile justice system are more likely to be hospitalized for mental health problems than those not incarcerated.


Evolution of specific physical trains have led Mchenga conophoros to build castles to attract mates, whie Copadichromis virginalis builds pits. (Click to enlarge.)

Ryan York/Fernald Lab
2389 A collaborative research effort compared regulatory elements of the mouse genome with those of the human genome. S-F/Shutterstock
2390 Saeed Moin
2391 Stanford researcher Sallie images
2392 Wu Tsai Neuroscience Institute, Kid cars Sandy Millar

James Doty, left, director of Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, and the Rev. Michael Engh, right, president of Santa Clara University, escort the Dalai Lama to...

Santa Clara University

Theo Palmer studies the way genetics and environment influence the risk of autism.

Saul Bromberger

Lloyd Minor gives a keynote address on the last day of the Big Data in Biomedicine Conference.

Saul Bromberger

Stanford Assistant Professor David Camarillo heads a team of researchers which has developed equipment to measure the magnitude and types of force exerted on football players' heads and necks...

Saul Bromberger and Sandra Hoover

Karl Deisseroth

Saul Bromberger and Sandra Hoover
2398 Stanford Neurosciences Institute

Dianne and Tad Taube have donated $14.5 million to launch Stanford initiatives in youth addiction and children's concussions.

Saul Bromberger and Sandra Hoover
2399 Concussion, David Camarillo, Stanford Neurosciences Institute

David Camarillo and colleagues used computer simulations and data collected from football gear to study the complex nature of concussion.

Saul Bromberger and Sandra Hoover
2400 Brain waves, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

Sound — particularly ultrasound — can penetrate deep into tissues throughout the body, including the brain.

ScienceSource/Patrick Landmann