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Feb 20 2014 | Stanford Report
Stanford research studies how people in jobs and the unemployed value free time. Both groups experience greater emotional well-being on weekends and have declines when the workweek begins. The rise in well-being and happiness on weekends is largely explained by opportunities to spend more social...
Jan 30 2014 | Stanford Report
In a new book, Stanford experts analyze the challenges and opportunities confronting South Korea and Taiwan's maturing democracies. Much depends on the political leadership in those two countries rising above narrow interests to craft thoughtful and realistic public policies. Read More
Jan 27 2014 | Stanford Report
Scholars have found that talking about people behind their backs and voting others "off the island" – can offer surprising benefits for our greater harmony. Gossip and ostracism are tools by which groups reform bullies, thwart exploitation of "nice people" and encourage cooperation. Read More

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