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Stephen Kosslyn returns to Stanford as director of CASBS

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Stephen Kosslyn, a leading psychologist and Harvard's dean of social science, will take over the directorship of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) on Jan. 1, 2011. Kosslyn, who earned his PhD at Stanford, hopes to better connect CASBS with Silicon Valley.

Analyst finds no surprises in recent Afghan revelations

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For political analyst Katya Drozdova, revelations of treachery in Afghanistan tell a familiar story. Drozdova is principal investigator for "Mining Afghan Lessons from Soviet Era," which uses information from the Hoover Archives. She works with military leaders on lessons learned from the Soviet war.

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  • Alzheimer's study seeks participants: School of Medicine researchers are trying to identify early changes in the brain that may lead to Alzheimer's disease. They're looking for older adults with early complaints of memory problems to participate in a clinical trial. Participants are needed who are between 55 and 90 and are experiencing mild cognitive impairment — enough that their daily activities are affected — but are otherwise healthy. Read the full announcement about the study.
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King Institute panel moderated by TAVIS SMILEY now online . . .

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