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Karen Cook

Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology; Department Chair, Department of Sociology Department: Sociology Research interests: Issues of trust in social relations and networks;social justice, power-dependence relations and social exchange theory;physician-patient trust Email: kcook@stanford.edu Phone: (650) 723-1194 Address: Bldg. 120, Dept. of Sociology Stanford, California 94305 Website: https://sociology.stanford.edu/people/karen-cook

David Brady

Bowen H. & Janice Arthur McCoy Professor in Leadership Values; Professor of Political Science; Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Freeman Spogli Institute Department: Political Science Research interests: The U.S. Congress, congressional decision making, U.S. election results, history of political parties in the United States Email: dbrady@stanford.edu Phone: (650) 723-9702 […]

Gordon Bower

Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology, Emeritus Department: Psychology Research interests: Study of human memory, mnemonic devices, retrieval strategies, recording strategies, and category learning. Interests in cognitive processes, emotion, imagery, language and reading comprehension as they relate to memory. Email: gbower@stanford.edu Phone: (650) 725-5699 Address: Building 420 RM 314 Stanford, California 94305 Website: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/psychology/gbower

Coit Blacker

Olivier Nomellini Professor in International Studies,; Olivier Nomellini Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education,; Senior Fellow, FSI Department: Economics Research interests: Soviet/Russian foreign policy and security policy; U.S. foreign policy and security policy; national and international security relations Email: cblacker@stanford.edu Phone: (650) 725-5368 Address: Encina Hall 616 Serra Street Stanford, California 94305 Website: http://fsi.stanford.edu/people/2024/

B. Douglas Bernheim

Edward Ames Edmonds Professor in Economics Department: Economics Research interests: Public finance, industrial organization, political economy, behavioral economics, microeconomic theory; Behavioral welfare economics; models of decision making with cognitive limitations, with applications to addiction, saving, marketing, and other behavior; the theory of cheating within imperfect cartels; collective decision-making in majoritarian institutions. Email: bernheim@stanford.edu Phone: (650) […]

Jonathan Berger

Denning Family Provostial Professor in Music and Co-Director of the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts Department: Music Research interests: Sonification and auditory display, musical expectations, music information retrieval Email: brg@ccrma.stanford.edu Phone: (650) 723-4971 Address: CCRMA Department of Music Stanford University Stanford, California 94305 Website: http://www.stanford.edu/people/brg

Albert Bandura

David Starr Jordan Professor of Social Sciences in Psychology, Emeritus Department: Psychology Research interests: How people regulate their own motivation, thought patterns, affective states and behavior through beliefs of personal and collective efficacy; examining the paramount role of self-regulatory mechanisms relying on internal standards and self-influence in human self-development, adaptation, and change; sociocognitive development, affect […]

Jeremy Bailenson

Associate Professor of Communication Department: Communication Research interests: The phenomenon of digital human representation, especially in the context of immersive virtual reality; exploring the manner in which people are able to represent themselves when the physical constraints of body and veridically-rendered behaviors are removed; designing and studying collaborative virtual reality systems that allow physically remote […]

Fraud Victimization: Risky Business or Just Bad Luck?

Authors: Judy Van Wyk & Michael L. Benson (University of Tennessee) Publication: American Journal of Criminal Justice Year: 1997 Focus Area: Profile, Decision Making Relevance: The degree to which people’s characteristics, attitudes, and behaviors influence their vulnerability to financial fraud remains an open question.  If financial risk-taking, for example, is found to influence a person’s […]

Forewarnings of Influence Appeals: Inducing Resistance and Acceptance

Authors: Jeffrey M. Quinn & Wendy Wood (Texas A&M University) Publication: Resistance and Persuasion. Ed. Eric S. Knowles & Jay A. Linn. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers Year: 2004 Focus Area: Persuasion, Resistance, Prevention Relevance: Fraud prevention interventions frequently depend on forewarning individuals of persuasive dangers.  This chapter details how those warnings can influence a person […]