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Apr 21 2020 | Stanford Medicine
Signals from the brain’s fear center make it more difficult for anxious and stressed children to regulate their emotions, a first-of-its-kind brain scanning study from Stanford shows.
Apr 16 2020 | Stanford Engineering
An expert on trauma unmasks the sometimes hidden hallmarks of stress and discusses techniques to recognize and lessen its effects at every age.
Apr 15 2020 | Stanford Engineering
This accomplished professor, researcher, academician and entrepreneur is poised to apply her experience to new leadership challenges.
Apr 13 2020 | Stanford Medicine
Stanford Medicine researchers have found a gene variant that protects carriers of another gene variant, ApoE4, from developing Alzheimer’s disease — the first demonstration of that beneficial effect.
A mechanical engineer adapts a computational model of the brain to create a tool that can help policymakers assess how various interventions might affect the course of COVID-19.
Apr 8 2020 | Stanford News
The ability to make fine visual discriminations between two stimuli runs up against a natural barrier created by large groups of ‘noisy’ neurons behaving similarly.
Apr 8 2020 | Stanford Scope
One challenge of the COVID-19 outbreak has been helping socially-distanced families connect with gravely-ill loved ones, writes Stanford resident Adela Wu.
Apr 7 2020 | Stanford Scope
A new form of transcranial magnetic stimulation, devised by Stanford researchers, relieved 90% of study participants of their depression.
Apr 2 2020 | Stanford News
Pairing brain scans with virtual-navigation tasks, researchers found that people make less efficient and effective plans when stressed.
Apr 1 2020 | Stanford News
Stanford is looking to expand the only facility on campus where researchers can work with the virus that causes COVID-19. Once underway, the expansion could be completed in six months and would greatly speed research toward treatment and prevention.