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Apr 8 2016 | KQED Science
Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people’s faces.
Apr 6 2016 | Stanford Medicine
How health data provided by patients adds up to better care
Mar 30 2016 | The Stanford Daily
Diogo Peixoto, is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in neurobiology, is researching the neural basis for perceptual decision making and the brain circuits that combine visual information to make categorical decisions. The Daily spoke with Diogo about his experiences in the lab and the path that led him...
Mar 29 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
The Stanford football team’s Rose Bowl championship season might have ended differently without the help of technology that employs virtual reality goggles to quickly diagnose concussions. (Subscription required)
Mar 25 2016 | San Francisco Business Times
With two big neurosciences facilities in the works, the Bay Area’s premier medical campuses are seeking to lead a revolution in brain research that could herald new treatments for autism, Alzheimer’s and other maladies. (Subscription Required)
Mar 23 2016 | THE NEW YORK TIMES
When people make risky decisions, like doubling down in blackjack or investing in volatile stocks, what happens in the brain?
Mar 23 2016 | The Atlantic
If the Stanford rats are any indicator, it’s a choice whose outcome can be predicted and controlled.
Mar 21 2016 | Scientific American
A journal article says herpes virus and Lyme disease bacteria are behind the mind-robbing illness, but not all researchers are convinced
Mar 21 2016 | National Geographic Channel
In this Brain Game, Jason Silva and Dr. Allison Okamura show us how conflicting information can trick our senses into believing lies.
Mar 21 2016 | The Washington Post
Marijuana legalization is often touted as a sure route to ending racial disparities in pot-related arrests. But a just-released study indicates that African Americans in legalization states continue to endure marijuana arrests at a higher rate than people of other races.