Adults who played Pokémon videogames extensively as children have a brain region that responds preferentially to images of Pikachu and other characters from the series.
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Studying the humanities at Stanford
“I'm someone who's always been really interested in big questions that take a long time to arrive to."
—Sojourner Ahebee '18, African and African American Studies
In humanities classes you learn that people come at the world differently—and the key to a reasonable, productive disagreement is hearing somebody out and inhabiting their perspective.