psychology

Studying more strategically equals improved exam scores

Postdoctoral scholar Patricia Chen is lead author of a study that found that college students employing a strategic approach to the use of study resources improved their exam scores by an average of one-third of a letter grade.

Eight minutes to online learning success

Communication PhD candidate René Kizilcec is lead author of a study that examined the effectiveness of a psychological strategy on online learners. Noticeable differences along cultural lines could help millions of online learners overcome obstacles.

Experts urge more research on people’s mindsets

Stanford scholars, including psychology professor Alia Crum, encourage more healthcare professionals to place emphasis on the importance of people’s mindsets and social context in healing.

Yes, anyone can become an Internet troll

Stanford researchers find that the situation in which an online discussion occurs influences whether people will troll more than their personal past of trolling suggests.

Bringing old and young together benefits both

New research shows that aging adults play critical roles in the lives of young people. Volunteering is one way to bring older adults and young people together.