Stanford d.school's Bernie Roth recommends a bias toward action
In his new book, Roth says he believes that people can lead more fulfilling lives by actually doing things, instead of merely trying to do things.
Poor economic planning and political confusion at root of Greece's woes, Stanford economist says
Professor John B. Taylor says that Greece's best approach to its damaged economy is to radically change its economic policy in a pro-growth direction. He suggests making it easier to start up new businesses, while holding the line on tax increases and reducing governmental influence in the economy.
European Americans embrace positive feelings, while Chinese prefer a balance of feelings, Stanford research shows
European Americans want to maximize the positive and minimize the negative more than Chinese.
Stanford researchers find mental health prescription: Nature
Study finds that walking in nature yields measurable mental benefits and may reduce risk of depression.
Award-winning authors to discuss writing about war at Stanford Live event
Poet Natasha Trethewey and fiction writer Phil Klay will read selections from their works and join Stanford political scientist Scott Sagan in conversation on June 30 at Bing Concert Hall.
Stanford study finds blacks and Hispanics typically need higher incomes than whites to live in affluent neighborhoods
New research reveals troubling patterns of racial segregation that could lead to less upward mobility for black and Hispanic families.
Stanford economist finds lessons for U.S. and Europe from Japan's lost decade
Takeo Hoshi 's research highlights how Japan's economic troubles in the 1990s and beyond can offer insights for U.S. and European leaders in the aftermath of the 2007-09 crisis.
Stanford researcher identifies strategy to guide consumers to green energy choices
Sebastian Lotz, a research fellow at Stanford, has shown that behavioral decision design can nudge people to purchase clean, renewable energy plans over fossil fuel.
Women more concerned with looming parenthood than men, Stanford scholar says
Stanford researcher Brooke Conroy Bass found that women were more likely than men to think and worry about how their career paths might align with future parenthood. Women also tended to downscale future career goals in anticipation of children.
Crop adjustments may lessen climate change's economic effects, Stanford economist says
Stanford economist Dave Donaldson found that the impact of climate change might amount for just a .26 percent reduction in global gross domestic product if farmers are able to switch what types of crops they grow.
Feinstein at Stanford: U.S. needs to track possible terrorists
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says that the government's mass collection of communications data is misunderstood and that the data are used selectively and only for monitoring possible terrorist suspects.
Entrepreneurial success depends on actions, attitudes and practice, Stanford expert says
Stanford Professor Tina Seelig says that entrepreneurship can be taught, learned and practiced through a rigorous approach that she calls the Invention Cycle.
Compassion is a wise and effective managerial strategy, Stanford expert says
Psychologist Emma Seppala says promoting a culture of trust encourages collaboration.
Feinstein at Stanford to discuss NSA, mass surveillance
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on May 28 will appear at Stanford to discuss the impact of the National Security Agency's mass surveillance efforts on America's national security and individual liberty and privacy.
Stanford scholars offer their own visions of Japan's upcoming statement on World War II
Stanford experts believe the Japanese prime minister must send the right message regarding his country's World War II aggressions on the 70th anniversary of the global conflict.