The holidays are billed as a time of joy, but they can also be a time of increased stress for many people. We asked psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett about that stress and what we can do to minimize the feelings that result.
Cultivating a sense of gratitude has been found to alleviate stress, says psychology professor David DeSteno. It could also save you some hard-earned money as you shop for last-minute gifts.
For many, reading about complex scientific research and innovation can be a daunting task. But the students behind NU Sci—Northeastern’s student-run science magazine—are working to change that.
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett provides perspective on the intensity of our emotions this election season, how the campaign might affect us psychologically over the long term, and how we can regain our equilibrium as individuals and as a nation.
We’re terrible at self-control, psychology professor David DeSteno will tell you. But, he adds, it’s what controls your success.
There isn’t just one type of anger. Recently we’ve seen many of them displayed in our communities. Which kind of angry have you been?
The New York Times senior opinion page editor James Ryerson has teamed up with Northeastern University professors Lisa Feldman Barrett and David DeSteno to create a series of science writing workshops that are aimed at helping researchers better communicate their craft, and increase their chances of placing opinion pieces in high-level publications.
Contrary to popular belief, language is not limited to speech. In a recent study published in the journal PNAS, Northeastern University Prof. Iris Berent reveals that people also apply the rules of their spoken language to sign language.
Benjamin Hutchinson, a new faculty member in the College of Science, likes to investigate the alternating relationship between our ability to form new memories, our ability to remember them, and how that influences how we interact with the world.
Nicole Betz, Psychology PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.