In a potentially landmark study forthcoming in the journal Psychological Science, a team of researchers from Northeastern University, the University of California, Riverside, and Harvard Kennedy School demonstrate that feelings of gratitude automatically reduce financial impatience.
Psychology professor John Coley discusses how the need for explanation can drive society – and perhaps the media – to be consumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts, recently appointed Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science, on Monday afternoon discussed his love for bacteria and their symbiosis with people, after which he engaged in a conversation with President Joseph E. Aoun.
Less than 0.1 percent of the planet’s water is available for safe use, and challenges centered on H2O form the nexus of some of society’s most pressing environmental issues.
We live in a three-dimensional world. Despite the many benefits this presents, it also makes for a complicated math problem, according to Northeastern associate professor of mathematics Ivan Loseu.
New research from University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett’s lab refutes a decades-old belief in emotion science – that emotions are universally recognized across people and cultures.
Chemistry and chemical biology professor John R. Engen uses a novel technique to analyze large, complex biopharmaceutical drugs, which could have major implications for healthcare and its associated costs.
Alexander Rickert, a biology major, won first place in the 2014 Coolest Co-op Video contest.
Albert-László Barabási, a world-renowned network scientist and Distinguished University Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, is the inaugural Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science.
Every second, your computer must process billions of computational steps to produce even the simplest outputs. Imagine if every one of those steps could be made just a tiny bit more efficient.