Psychology

Making science relatable through journalism

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Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

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Get the picture? New high-​​res images show brain activity like never before

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In the middle of the human brain there is a tiny struc­ture shaped like an elon­gated donut that plays a cru­cial role in man­aging how the body func­tions.

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In a bad mood? Change the channel

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If a war scene, horror flick, or some other neg­a­tive image appears on the tele­vi­sion, older adults will tend to avert their eyes.

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Where to Go and What to Know about Social Media and the Web

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Learn how social media users at any level can leverage the latest new media tools to communicate with the world; research topics of interest; build relationships and be more efficient while doing so.

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Social Success: A Discussion of the Dos and Don’ts of Social Media

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You’ve been using social media for years to keep up with your friends, but what about networking and trying to get a job?

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#WelcometoCOS – Facts & Figures for the College of Science

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In a special #sciencechat we look at some of the facts and figures of the College of Science at Northeastern University.

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Four weeks until school starts

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Nick Polanchik, a rising second year biology major and math minor, was an Orientation Leader over the summer. On Wednesday, August 7, during #sciencechat, he answered questions about what students can expect when they arrive on campus in just a few weeks.

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The work behind genome assembly

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Deanna Church is a staff scientist at the National Institutes of Health where she works on genome assembly. She was a guest of #sciencechat on July 31, 2013 where she talked about how she got interested in her work, the challenges, and the victories.

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Did You Know… A #sciencechat of fun facts

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During #sciencechat on July 17 the @NortheasternCOS account tweeted several fun science facts.

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Getting ready for college

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Jeremy Casson, the interim director of Student Services in the College of Science at Northeastern University, tries to calm the nerves of some incoming students.

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