Social Sciences

News articles classified as Social Sciences

STANFORD magazine —

How to find your people

Friendship and community are all around us, says Jamil Zaki. “It’s not that we have to go hunting for them. But we do have to invest in them.”

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

How to talk to ChatGPT

The trick to working with a bot is to think of it as a collaborator rather than an oracle, say Jeremy Utley and Kian Gohar. “You never want to just select one idea and move forward.”

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

To make the best choice, listen to your gut

Intuition plays an important role in good decision making, says Baba Shiv. “If emotion were irrelevant, we would’ve evolved very differently.”

Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center —

Taiwan program spearheads research partnerships

A new interdisciplinary program aims to deepen engagement with Taiwan and contribute to the country’s long-term development.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Discounts steer kids toward healthier snacks

Getting kids to avoid junk food is an uphill battle, especially when they have their own money to spend. A new study finds price incentives make healthy foods more attractive.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Secrets of super communicators

Ask a lot of questions, journalist Charles Duhigg advises. And make them deep ones.

Stanford Report —

How great powers shape the world

America can continue its economic and technological dominance while maintaining strong alliances, Condoleezza Rice said in the 2024 Drell Lecture. “It requires a sense of national mission to make things better here at home first.”