Psychology professor David DeSteno writes the cover story for Pacific Standard, “A Feeling of Control: How America Can Finally Learn to Deal With Its Impulses.”
A few months ago two dozen or so bits of mouse brain were starting to tick within a small black box on the fourth floor of Richards Hall.
During a keynote address at Northeastern on Tuesday, an epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center who has administered care to Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, noted that more help is needed in Africa to provide healthcare services, adding that “We need help with everything.”
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett talks to Science about what students can do to better themselves in the job market.
Human bodies work in odd ways. But the majority of the population figures it’s enough that blood gets pumped, air gets exchanged, and synapses fire. In fact, most people don’t even think about the physiological machinations our bodies go through every second of every day.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways to study how marine organisms respond to climate related severe temperature stress.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Northeastern University has developed a novel method for controllably constructing precise inter-nanotube junctions and a variety of nanocarbon structures in carbon nanotube arrays.
Congratulations to Melissa McElligott, an Academic Specialist, and Donald O’Malley, an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, who have been named National Academies Education Fellows in the Sciences.
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.
Northeastern University convened experts from industry, government, and academia last week to discuss advancements in next-generation energy storage and battery technologies as well as their commercial viability, which could have a major impact in addressing global challenges in areas such as energy consumption, materials shortages, and climate change.