We’re terrible at self-control, psychology professor David DeSteno will tell you. But, he adds, it’s what controls your success.
Carolina Mattsson, a Network Science 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.
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?
A new study finds the quantum nature of protons could be behind one of the body’s most important processes.
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.
Northeastern University biology professor James Monaghan and his team have discovered that Axolotl salamanders not only have the capability of re-growing limbs, they can also regenerate their ovaries and produce eggs throughout their lifespan.
Last week, an international agreement established the world’s largest marine protected area in Antarctica’s Ross Sea. Northeastern’s William Detrich, an expert in marine molecular biology, calls the sea one of the world’s “very few pristine marine ecosystems” and says the protected area “will serve as a natural laboratory for assessing and forecasting climate change on Earth.”
New research led by Northeastern network scientist Albert-László Barabási shows that, contrary to conventional wisdom, creative breakthroughs in science can come at any age, in the 20s, 40s, even 70s.
Northeastern professor Srinivas Sridhar, who has led pioneering research and education initiatives in the field of nanomedicine, has received the 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Diversity Award. “This award recognizes the work I’ve been doing for the past 10 years, a path motivated by spreading knowledge and breaking down barriers to access of knowledge,” he said.