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Stanford researchers have identified that the paraventricular thalamus serves as a kind of gatekeeper that identifies and tracks the most relevant details.
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford and SAGE Publishing have honored psychology Professor CAROL DWECK with the 2018 SAGE-CASBS Award.
Stanford researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called “Becoming Homeless,” were more empathetic toward the homeless.
Oct 19 2018 | Stanford - News
Stanford researchers are working together to better understand what causes concussions, how to diagnose and treat them and, perhaps most important, how to prevent them from happening in the first place.
Teens are struggling to recognize the addictive potential of Juul e-cigarettes, a product that appeals to youth, according to a team of Stanford researchers.
An age-old problem lies at the center of the opioid crisis. Is it driven by people seeking escape or relief — by a demand for drugs? Or instead, are poor prescribing practices and a cheap heroin supply responsible?
New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.
Oct 17 2018 | Stanford - News
Stanford researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called “Becoming Homeless,” were more empathetic toward the homeless and more likely to sign a petition in support of affordable housing than other study participants.
Stanford bioengineer David Camarillo, PhD, has been studying how concussions occur in adult athletes. Now, Camarillo is teaming up with Stanford pediatric neurosurgeon Gerald Grant, MD, to extend the research to younger players. They hope their data will help coaches and players understand which...
Elizabeth Jameson creates art from the one thing she cannot stand to look at — the MRIs of her brain.

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