For Research On Decision Making In Long-lived Societies
Type of SupportProject
A grant to Stanford University (Stanford, CA) for the Center for Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) would support a multi-disciplinary group of four scholars, led by Dr. Laura Carstensen, who are studying the consequences of decision making in societies faced with a growing aging population and increased life expectancy. The group, which includes Jack Rowe, chair of the MacArthur Research Network on Aging Societies, seeks to understand the cognitive, economic and motivational factors that contribute to individuals’ long-term planning. In an effort to focus disucussion on practical solutions for the negative consequences of decision making, CASBS will hold a speaker series featuring social science scholars and industry and business leaders.
About the Grantee
366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA, 94305, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of a neuroimaging study of racial bias and professional investors
SPARQ, a research center at Stanford University, seeks to reduce societal disparities and social divides using behavioral science. This grant will support research to examine racial diversity in the financial services industry. It is expected that this information will be used to develop strategies and practices to reduce biases that contribute to racial disparities.
for support of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is an interdisciplinary research center for students, scholars, and practitioners to generate knowledge and share ideas that contribute to social change. The center provides research fellowships for students, funding for faculty research, and an array of courses and gatherings for different audiences. It is also home to the Stanford Social Innovation Review, one of the social sector’s preeminent magazines and online journals. This grant provides general (program) support as part of the Knowledge for Better Philanthropy strategy.
for the Center on Longevity's early childhood development project
Stanford Center on Longevity’s mission is to accelerate and implement scientific discoveries, technological advances, behavioral practices, and social norms so that century-long lives are healthy and rewarding. This grant supports a two-year project focused on the learning and development of children, and the power of intergenerational connections to support the parents and professionals who care for them. The project will explore more deeply the potential of persons 55 and older to provide new resources for young children from birth to three years old, their families, caretakers, and teachers.