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Feb 23 2016 | Wall Street Journal
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
Using virtual reality devices, we can experience what it is to be a rock star performing live, a cow going to slaughter, a woman injured in a terrorist attack - nearly anything we can imagine. Increasingly realistic, these experiences can be used positively to conquer fears or promote certain...
Jan 31 2016
Posted in: CSS, IRiSS
The conference held at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL USA will bring together scientists from different areas to meet and discuss problems on social systems and dynamics, as well as research questions motivated by large datasets, either extracted from real...
Jan 15 2016 | Stanford Report
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
In a roundtable talk with Bryan Stevenson, public interest lawyer and founder of the Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative, Jennifer Eberhardt, former IRiSS Fellow, and Gary Segura, Director of the Center for American Democracy, discuss the deep racial problems in the criminal justice system. 
Jan 12 2016 | Stanford Report
Posted in: Awards, IRiSS
Alice Rivlin, who is currently a senior fellow in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, won the $100,000 prize from the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research for her dedication to enhancing economic policy to improve people's lives. 
Jan 7 2016 | Stanford Report
Posted in: IRiSS, Students
Stanford psychologists explain that rejection can be particularly hard when people view it as revealing something about "who they really are" as a person. Carol Dweck and Lauren Howe, IRiSS affiliates, explain.