Peter Bex, a vision scientist and newly appointed psychology professor, works to detect, diagnose, and monitor visual impairment. His research goal, he says, is to maximize people’s remaining vision.
Adults and children hold equally stereotypical views about gender, according to new research from associate professor of psychology John Coley’s lab.
Psychology professor David DeSteno was recently featured in an article about gratitude and financial patience.
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Joanne Miller, Matthews Distinguished University Professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Psychology, was recently recognized for her pioneering research on human language processing in the field of speech perception.
New research by psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett suggests that different cultures do not hear the same emotions when they hear the same sounds. The “emotional grammar” of language is instead shaped by culture and local circumstances.
A new policy from the National Institutes of Health will require all biomedical research funded by the NIH to be gender balanced. Rebecca Shanksy, an assistant professor of psychology whose research is focused in this space, discusses the implications of the decision.
The 2014 “Huntington 100″ honorees have been announced.
A groundbreaking study published in PLOS ONE by Prof. Iris Berent of Northeastern University and researchers at Harvard Medical School shows the brains of individual speakers are sensitive to language universals.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures on Thursday at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.