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Trust your tracker?

Stanford Medicine finds fitness trackers accurately measure heart rate but not calories burned.

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Baby steps, then big ones

Research at Stanford shows that incremental achievements are good early motivators, but their effect wanes as the finish line nears.

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Invest in roads

A new poll by Stanford's Hoover Institution asked Californians what infrastructure repairs they want.

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It can be very stressful to construct a world in which nothing stressful or unexpected occurs, Robert Sapolsky says.
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