Amid the growing use of online survey platforms to conduct research, Stanford labs are working to both increase the number of participants in their experiments and, at the same time, reduce the inadvertent skewing of data being produced.
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine recently developed a crowdsourcing tool to map locations across the globe where autism is prevalent. The tool, GapMap, aims to pinpoint which communities require more resources in order to diagnose and treat those with autism.
Graduating Stanford Law students have elected to crowdsource the student commencement address this year. Marta Belcher J.D. ’15, who proposed the idea, described the student response and speechwriting process to The Daily.