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The Parenting Trap

Young children experiment and learn about the world in a manner more typically associated with scientists, as APS Fellow Alison Gopnik has shown in experiments. But those abilities are largely thwarted by the modern approach to parenting, she says. ... More>

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The Heart of the Matter

Mounting empirical evidence suggests that identifying and affirming one’s values can have benefits across a variety of contexts, including teaching, says psychological scientist and author Kelly McGonigal. ... More>

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Sunday’s Science Smorgasbord

Research on intergroup bias, measurement problems in psychological science, and adoptive parents were part of the feast of science presented on Symposium Sunday. ... More>

Apply for Stanford University’s Residential Fellowship

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University is now accepting applications for residential fellowships for the 2017–2018 academic year. CASBS has hosted generations of […]... More>