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On the Social Belonging Intervention (Walton & Cohen, 2007 and 2011)

   A 2-minute interview with Stanford News (March 17, 2011)

   A 6-minute interview with the Stanford Graduate School of Business (March 30, 2012)

   Abbreviated original materials

  A small-group discussion exercise developed as a variant on the belonging intervention

  Getting the belonging message right--a short guide for people interested in incorporating lessons of the social-belonging intervention in programming and messaging for students (e.g., new college students).

Stereotype Threat: A Close Encounter - See it, Feel it, Fix it

    The 2012 Stanford University School of Education and Cubberley Lecture with Claude Steele and Geoff Cohen (May 10, 2012)

    Available at iTunes U and YouTube

Questions of Belonging

    A 1-hour talk on the effects of social-belonging on academic motivation and achievement, including both experimental

    laboratory research (e.g., “mere belonging”) and intervention-field research presented at Palo Alto University (April 19, 2012)

    Available at vimeo (password: GregWalton)


    - Belonging and Belonging Uncertainty

Gregory M. Walton

  1. -Assistant Professor

  2. -Department of Psychology

  3. -Stanford University

Contact Information

  1. -(650) 498-4284

  2. -gwalton(at)

Curriculum Vita