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Apr 23 2018 | Chicago Tribune
Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer doesn't mince words. Workplace stress -- the result of conditions like long hours, a lack of health insurance, little autonomy on the job, high job demands -- don't just hit productivity or damage morale. They're killing us.
Apr 20 2018 |
For starters, the new technology—appearing on ‘Westworld’ before hitting the market—could help the deaf parse speech and ambient noise.
Apr 12 2018 | The Sacramento Bee
A study published in the journal Chronobiology International found that night owls — or people inclined to stay up late — have a 10 percent higher risk of an early death, as well as a heightened chance of getting diabetes, neurological disorders and respiratory disorders, when compared to morning...
Apr 11 2018 | BBC Future
It’s not just how much exercise you do but how you compare yourself with your friends that really determines your fitness.
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.