In the News

Wall Street Journal —

The reasons women don’t get the feedback they need

Quotes Shelley Correll, professor of sociology, on a Stanford-led study that found that 60 percent of developmental feedback linked to business outcomes was given to men; only 40 percent were given to women.

Scientific American —

Why do some people need less sleep? It’s in their DNA.

Article quotes Jamie Zeitzer, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, on a study that identified a genetic mutation that allows the body to get by with less sleep.

New York Times —

Are there benefits to drinking kombucha?

Article quotes Anna Lembke, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, on the alcohol content levels in kombucha.

U.S. News & World Report —

Veggies’ popularity is all in the name

Quotes Alia Crum, an assistant professor of psychology, on a study that found that people are much more likely to choose good-for-you foods if labeled with names that emphasize taste.