By recreating a classic experiment, Stanford psychologists find that altruistic behavior may be governed more by relationships, even brief ones, than instincts.
Research by Stanford economist Mark Duggan shows that the rise in disability coverage for military veterans may be hurting them in making employment gains.
Stanford anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann compared the religious experiences of Buddhists in Thailand and evangelical Christians in the United States.
Grand jury system flawed in Ferguson case but still valuable for investigations, Stanford law professor says
The prosecutor in the Ferguson police death case may have distorted the grand jury process to address problems in the case, says Stanford law professor Robert Weisberg.
If confirmed by the Senate, Ashton Carter, a Stanford visiting scholar with deep experience in international defense issues, will become the U.S. secretary of defense.
Stanford law Professor Joseph Bankman argues that California's budgetary actions offer a blueprint for resolving the federal budget stalemate.
A Graduate School of Education team is coaching hundreds of L.A. teachers to encourage students to think like a historian.
Though some signs point to Japan falling into recession, Stanford economist Takeo Hoshi disagrees and says it is premature to judge the effectiveness of Japan's new approach to its economy.
Stanford economist Matthew O. Jackson says that laws that ignore social norms may backfire, whether the issue is taxes in 2014 or deadly duels in France in 1626.
Stanford research reaffirms that right-to-carry gun laws are connected with an increase in violent crime. This debunks – with the latest empirical evidence – earlier claims that more guns actually lead to less crime.
Schools that offer students more choice are more likely to be rank-ordered, cliquish and segregated by race, age, gender and social status.
Immigrants represented by attorneys far more likely to win deportation cases, Stanford law clinic study finds
A new research report shows that a detainee with legal representation is three times more likely to avoid deportation than someone thrown into the legal system on his or her own.
Early results from a program designed by Stanford psychologists show that educating parents on how to talk with their toddlers can improve the kids' language development.
Stanford finance Professor Anat Admati says requiring financial institutions to use significantly more equity funding can yield big benefits to society.
Tanya Luhrmann says that Halloween's most remarkable feature is that it suggests just how safe the supernatural has become.