This week’s Glamorous Grad Student, Diogo Peixoto, is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in neurobiology. Peixoto is researching the neural basis for perceptual decision making and the brain circuits that combine visual information to make categorical decisions. The Daily spoke with Diogo about his experiences in the lab and the path that led him to pursue neuroscience.
According to a recent study by Associate Professor of Psychology Jeanne Tsai ’91, the smiles of leaders from a specific nation reflect the way people desire to feel positive emotions within that culture.
Hack for Defense is an organization that serves as a platform to connect the Pentagon, Silicon Valley and Stanford University in order to solve some of the most pressing problems in national security.
This year, allergy season arrived earlier than usual and, according to Vaden, seems to be affecting more students around campus than past years.
In celebration of Autism Awareness Day, Autism Speaks U Stanford hosted a series of events throughout the day Thursday to allow the student body to show support for individuals around the world affected by autism and their families.
Cardinal Nights, Stanford’s organization for coordinating non-alcoholic events around campus, was nominated for Campus Activities Magazine’s Best National Campus Program Board. This magazine highlights the most successful activities happening on college campuses around the country.
Despite some mixed reviews, the new humanities-themed dorm set to open next fall has received generally positive feedback from members of the Structural Liberal Education (SLE) community.
YCore, a nonprofit organization seeking to reinvent volunteering for the millennial generation, hosted its launch party on Tuesday in which sponsors, partners and non-profit leaders came together to share their vision for YCore.
On Wednesday, the Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine (SOOP) coalition coordinated a panel of 11 student groups, members of which spoke out about their reasons for supporting the petition for Stanford’s divestment from corporations that allegedly facilitate human rights violations in the occupied Israel-Palestine territories.
As part of their curriculum, students in Psych 1: Introduction to Psychology attended a production David Auburn’s “Proof” over the weekend in order to experience real world examples of the material being taught in class. “Proof” is typically presented as a dramatic reading to the class, however, this year, the class partnered with Noemi Ola…
Students and alumni presented “25 Years: Honoring Student Activism and the Legacy of the 1989 Takeover” on Thursday, an event to commemorate the student activism that promoted multicultural integration. Organizers also hoped to inspire students to think about what it means to take over their education today.
Students around campus are participating in human research experiments in social science labs, making some extra money and experiencing the research process from the subject side.