Trouble viewing? Open in web browser

Stanford Report

Monday, March 26, 2012

iStock photo of girl at a chalkboard

Study: Brain functions differ in kids with math anxiety

A Stanford study found that second- and third-graders who feel panicky about math had increased activity in brain regions associated with fear, which caused decreased activity in parts of the brain involved in problem-solving.

Credit: Kate Nichols. Through the Looking Glass 1. Silver nanoparticles on glass. 2011. In situ at The Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City. Photo: Donald Felton/Almac Camera.

Engineers' discovery offers boost to nanotechnology

Stanford scientists have shown that a phenomenon known as plasmon resonance occurs at very small scales, offering a new understanding of quantum physics that could lead to improved solar catalysis and targeted cancer treatments.

Photo: AP

Cardinal women's basketball advances to the Elite Eight

Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 39 points and had 10 rebounds in Stanford's 76-60 victory over South Carolina Saturday in the NCAA regional semifinal. Now, Duke is all that stands in the way of the team's fifth straight trip to the Final Four.

Campus Announcements

  • Spring Quarter HIP class registration begins today: Spring quarter registration opens today for classes offered by the Health Improvement Program. Whether you are looking to step up your fitness activity or de-stress with healthy-living classes, the options are plentiful. Remember: The BeWell discount for fitness classes only shows if you have completed your 2012 SHALA prior to registering. Visit the HIP website for more information.
ad for retiree newsletter

the dish

WHAT HAPPENS when a Stanford student takes a group of middle schoolers whose school has no music program under his wing?

ad for facutly staff meal plan


In the News

Classifieds & Jobs

Classified ads for the Stanford community.

The latest job postings at Stanford.

Stay Connected

Subscribe  Facebook  Twitter  iTunes U  YouTube  Blogs

Stanford University

Trouble viewing? Open in web browser     |     Subscribe / Unsubscribe