Social Sciences

News articles classified as Social Sciences

STANFORD magazine —

Better believe it

The Stanford Mind & Body Lab’s Alia Crum is on a quest to explain – and demonstrate – the mind’s power over our health.

Stanford Graduate School of Education —

Equipping kids to defend against science misinformation

Researchers say a fundamental shift in how we teach K-12 science could protect society from scientific misinformation in all of its forms, from the misguided to the malicious.

Who was Lee Harvey Oswald?

New book by Hoover fellow recounts his experiences knowing JFK’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.

Stanford Engineering —

Melissa Valentine: The rise of the flash organization

On this episode of The Future of Everything, Melissa Valentine discusses the workplace phenomenon known as the flash organization – an ad hoc group of experts assembled to solve a particular problem before disbanding.

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies —

Understanding the stakes in Taiwan

FSI’s Larry Diamond and Oriana Skylar Mastro join Michael McFaul on the World Class podcast to discuss China’s ambitions against Taiwan and how the U.S. and its allies can deter Beijing.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Why some big corporations must split up to survive

For large corporations, the decision to split often reflects a process similar to biological adaptation and the evolution of new species, argues GSB Professor Robert Burgelman.