Student publishes paper and realizes love for scientific research

Congratulations to Melanie Arenson, B.S. in Psychology 2015, who recently published a paper in Cognitive Science entitled, “Anthropocentric by Default? Attribution of Familiar and Novel Properties to Living Things.” Arenson is currently working at the University of California San Francisco, and the San Francisco VA Medical Center on projects studying PTSD and cardiovascular health and […]

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How humans bond: the brain chemistry revealed

Prof. Lisa Feldman Barrett was featured in an article in the News@Northeastern entitled, “How humans bond: the brain chemistry revealed.” In the article, she discusses her research that found, for the first time, the neurotransmitter dopamine is involved in human bonding, bringing the brain’s reward system into our understanding of how we form human attachments. To […]

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