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Alia Crum and Kari Leibowitz publish New York Times piece on pandemic stress and well-being

Professor Alia Crum and graduate fellow Kari Leibowitz offer insights from their research on how to make stress actually improve health and well-being. They offer three actionable steps that can help turn the stress of the pandemic into something healthy and manageable.
Wall Street Journal covers recent work by Laura Carstensen showing age advantages during pandemic

Recent research by Laura Carstensen shows that despite health risks, age can make people more resilient during the pandemic. Past experience with difficult times is part of the reason older people seem to be coping well during the pandemic.
Social psychology Ph.D. student shares research on universal basic income

Catherine Thomas shared her knowledge and research on basic income policy proposals with the Haas Center for Public Service.

Stress thwarts our ability to plan ahead by disrupting how we use memory, Stanford study finds

New research from the Stanford Memory Lab has found that stress can hinder our ability to develop informed plans by preventing us from being able to make decisions based on memory.
Stanford Scholars: How the Coronavirus Crisis is Opening the Door to Universal Social Policies in the U.S.

In a TIME op-ed, Catherine Thomas, Dave Kalkstein, and Greg Walton show how attitudes toward universal social policies in the United States are becoming more positive in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Stanford researchers link poor memory to attention lapses and media multitasking

Stanford researchers are connecting the dots between attention and memory to explain why we remember certain things and forget others, why some people remember better than others and how media multitasking affects how well we recall.
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