The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford brought together leaders in business and academia to talk about the role of compassion in business.
At Stanford, a sociologist and a computational linguist team up to analyze the encounters of men and women during four-minute speed dates to find out what makes couples feel connected.
Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, explains the findings of a new paper that reviews the data on Advanced Placement courses and offers suggestions to students and parents.
Professor of sociology Robb Willer says men overcompensate when their masculinity is threatened. Willer's new research suggests that the higher the man's testosterone level, the stronger the reaction.
The majority of Americans express support for stronger coastal development codes, according to a Stanford survey.
The "City Beneath the City" installation at the Stanford Archaeology Center combines history and art for an insightful examination of local Bay Area history.
Economists and business leaders tackle health policy, tax reform, the future of the euro, online learning and other top money matters at the SIEPR Economic Summit.
John Limbert tells Stanford Law students what it was like to be a hostage in Iran, gives his prescription for renewing relations with that country, and offers a frank assessment of the film Argo.
As Congress debates the future of immigration in America, a Stanford economist is learning lessons from immigration's past.For example, Norwegian and U.S. census records provide a snapshot of 19th-century immigration, when poor, unskilled workers migrated to America en masse in an age of open borders.
New research aims to shed light on how "FabLabs" may enhance the way high school students learn science, technology, engineering and math.
Researchers say how much risk you're willing to take in your investments may be linked to genetics. The results may help investors understand how emotions affect their choices.
Short psychological interventions can change preconceptions, altering how people interact with their world. Effects are potent, cumulative and long lasting. Recent Stanford research reveals the benefits of brief interventions in both aggressive teens and antagonistic spouses.
Decades of reform have failed to create a strong and fair school system in the United States, with poor and minority students at an increasing disadvantage. This is according to a new report by a commission that includes three Stanford scholars.
Simple interventions bridge the achievement gap between Latino and white students, Stanford researcher finds
A study led by researchers at Stanford and UC-Santa Barbara shows that certain "value-affirmation" assignments help bridge the achievement gap between Latino and white students.
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar will take the helm of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies in July.