Read David DeSteno’s op-ed in The New York Times.
A Northeastern collaboration in the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Lab, with the Mind and Life Institute, have worked together on a study which developed the Qwantify app to help understand desires – everything from wanting a cup of coffee, wanting to feel accomplished, and anything in-between.
Congratulations to postdoctoral researcher Jennifer Honeycutt in receiving the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Grant, funded by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF).
Congratulations to University Distinguished Professor Judith Hall in receiving the 2017 Career Contribution Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Northeastern Psychology Professor Rebecca Shansky will head to Gaborone, Botswana this August to partake in the Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, hosted by the Mind and Life Institute. She will share her research on the brain’s response to stress and trauma on stage with other neuroscientists, activists, and scholars.
Dylan Rose, a graduate student in Psychology Professor Peter Bex’s lab, is studying eye movement biometrics, connecting eye movement behavior and visual attention to both ophthalmological and neurobiological problems. Bex’s Translational Vison Lab will be teaming up with the Museum of Science’s Living Laboratory, a research program at the museum that brings visitors and scientists together to learn about science while conducting research.
Several undergraduate student members of Prof. Coley’s CORE lab and graduate student Jessica Leffers recently attended the Association for Psychological Science’s 29th Annual Conference. Check out this article about their experience featured on the College of Science website here.
Congratulations to Prof. Derek Isaacowitz for being named the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) next psychological sciences editor-in-chief of the Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Prof. Isaacowitz says about his new role as editor: “This is such an exciting time for the psychological study of aging and gerontology, with new […]
Congratulations to Profs. Lisa Feldman Barrett and Derek Isaacowitz who recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for their project, “Affect regulation and beta amyloid: Maturational factors in aging and age-related pathology.” The goal of the project is to assess how affect regulation strategies are protective of cognitive and affective functioning in […]
Recently, Prof. Chuck Hillman was featured in the New York Times in an article titled, “Losing fat, gaining brain power, on the playground.” The article discusses Prof. Hillman’s research that found that physical activity in children on the playground improves their brain health and thinking. To read the full article, click here.