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Nalini Ambady, Stanford psychology professor, dies at 54

Posted on November 2, 2013

By Bjorn Carey (Stanford News) Nalini Ambady, a Stanford professor of psychology, died Oct. 28 after a long battle with leukemia. Her passing followed a yearlong, worldwide effort by family, friends and students to find a bone marrow donor match. She was 54. A distinguished social psychologist, Ambady was well known for her research showing […]

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Nalini Ambady Needs Our Help

Posted on April 29, 2013

Nalini Ambady has very little time to find a bone marrow match, but you can help! Spread the word and visit  http://www.NaliniNeedsYou.com for more information.

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Nalini Ambady Needs Our Help

Posted on April 2, 2013

Social psychologists have launched an international campaign to save the life of Nalini Ambady, a Stanford University social psychologist and Situationist friend who is battling leukemia and urgently needs a bone marrow transplant. To find out what you can do, visit Help Nalini Now.  Please also read Sam Sommers post: Point. Click. Save this Woman’s […]

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Nalini Ambady at Harvard Law School

Posted on November 8, 2010

On Tuesday the HLS Student Association for Law and Mind Sciences (SALMS) is hosting a talk by Tufts psychology professor Nalini Ambady entitled “Nonverbal Behavior: Accuracy and Contagion.” Professor Ambady is a Neubauer Faculty Fellow and professor at Tufts University.  Her research focuses on interpersonal perception and communication, particularly in relation to the accuracy of […]

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2013 SPSP Awards

Posted on October 11, 2013

From SPSP Website: September 18, 2013 – When you pass by a stranger in need of help, do you stop to lend a hand? Maybe not… A landmark 1973 study found that seminary students in a hurry were less likely to help someone in distress, even when they were on their way to deliver a […]

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This Year’s SALMS Speaker Series.

Posted on September 2, 2010

Mark your calendar! The list of speakers for the 2010-2011 academic year has been posted on the SALMS (Student Association for Law and Mind Sciences) website. The current list of speakers is as follows: Jim Sidanius Daniel Dennett Drazen Prelec Dan Kahan [Situationist Contributor] Sam Sommers Nalini Ambady Patrick Shin John Jost [Situationist Contributor] For […]

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2010 Mind Science Conference at Harvard Law School

Posted on April 4, 2010

On April 15 and 16, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, The Project on Law and Mind Sciences at Harvard Law School, the Harvard Program on Ethics and Health, the Gruter Institute, and the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Project, will be holding a two-day conference entitled “Moral […]

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Stereotyping Political Ideology

Posted on January 29, 2010

Susan Perry has a terrific article in yesterday’s Minneapolis Post, titled “How we use stereotypes to identify people’s political affiliations.”   Here are some excerpts. * * * . . . . According to a study published this month in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, people can identify with remarkable accuracy (more than by chance guessing) […]

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Situationism in the Blogosphere – January ’08

Posted on February 3, 2008

Below, we’ve posted titles and a brief quotation from some of our favorite non-Situationist situationist blogging during January. (They are listed in alphabetical order by source.) * * * From In Mind: Are Stereotypes True? “Are African Americans really better at basketball than Caucasians? Are blonds really dumber than brunettes? Are women really worse at […]

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Internet Disinhibition: Is That Just the E-mail Talking?

Posted on February 22, 2007

Daniel Goleman, author of the best-selling book “Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships,” has a thought-provoking essay in the New York Times on the “online disinhibition effect,” the tendency of the human brain to feel less restrained in online communication than in face-to-face or telephone communications (“Flame First, Think Later: New Clues to […]

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