Professor Rebecca Shansky of the Psychology Department was one of four College of Science faculty members who presented TED-style talks recently about what fuels their passion for science and discovery.
“Memory is not like a video camera,” John Coley told Boston.com. Coley, an associate professor of psychology, spoke with Boston.com after reporters questioned governor-elect Charlie Baker’s story about a fisherman.
Congratulations to Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett, whose Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory was recently profiled in Science!
Professor David DeSteno wrote the cover story for the most recent edition of Pacific Standard.
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.
Professor Judith Hall presented a talk entitled “Empathy and Accuracy in the Clinical Encounter” at the annual EMPathy Symposium at the American Psychological Association.
Professor Adam Reeves of the Psychology Department recently had the opportunity to visit China and give a talk at Chengdu University.
Dr. Harry Mackay, Northeastern University professor emeritus, recently received the Distinguished Career Award of the Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Special Interest Group.
Kirsten Johnson, a graduate student, was recently awarded a grant from The Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence: Peace Psychology!
Charlie Karis, retired professor emeritus, passed away on June 7, 2014 at his home in Peabody, MA.