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Apr 10 2018 | Scientific American
Psychological approaches can help control the agony and lessen the need for drugs.
Apr 7 2018 | Quartz Media LLC
If fMRI had been invented in the 18th century, scientists would have used neuroimaging to find biological evidence of poetic talent, murderousness, and wit. So argues Russell Poldrack, psychologist and neuroscientist at Stanford University, who believes the words we use to conceive of mental states...
Apr 2 2018 | The New Yorker
Hannah Upp disappears for weeks at a time, forgetting her sense of self. Can she still be found?
Apr 2 2018 | OZY - See Beyond
An associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and the director of Stanford’s Social Neurosciences Research Program, Parker published findings last year that indicate that autistic children with low levels of blood oxytocin show improved social functioning when they receive additional...
Mar 22 2018 | Neuron
In an interview with Neuron, Robert Malenka shares his favorite discovery moments and discusses his philosophy for running a lab, the influence of his clinical training, and his broad interests, ranging from basic synaptic physiology to circuits mediating reward, aversion, and prosocial behaviors.
Mar 12 2018 | The Washington Post
our culture is in the middle of a politeness shortage. Imagine a reader from five years ago leafing through today’s Washington Post. She’d probably be shocked at the vulgarity of our national conversation. Social media is overrun with bullying.
Mar 4 2018 | Palo Alto Online
At Apple store protest, student group aims to raise awareness of device addiction
Mar 4 2018 | Financial Times
Precision psychiatry studies genes to see which treatments work best for individuals
Mar 2 2018 |
Propelling teams forward is a basic leadership task. But people's perception of their chances of success and willingness to exert energy change as they get closer to reaching their goals, research shows. Leaders who understand this are able to modify their motivational techniques over time to carry...
Feb 28 2018 | The Mercury News
Feeling stressed out at work? Can’t find a house you can afford unless you sell off your kidneys? Wishing you had bought some Bitcoin or even that you knew what it was?