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December 21, 2018

Campus

The Psychology of Heroism

Can we be trained to be saviors? Psychology professor emeritus Philip Zimbardo aims to find out.

By

Diana Aguilera

Advice

Nine Tips for Smarter Decision-Making

We tapped Stanford experts from across disciplines to find out how the science of decision-making can help you choose better.

By

Mike Vangel

Features

Intestinal Fortitude

Poop pills? Talking toilets? New insights into the microbial world within us are redrawing the roads to a healthy constitution.

By

Sam Scott

The Dish

Power Play for Kids

The alums behind ‘She Persisted, the Musical.’

By

Melinda Sacks

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multimedia

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The Power of Place

Inside the museum that shimmers with light on the National Mall — “a rich picture of African American life.”