Two professors in the Psychology Department, Lisa Feldman Barrett and Spencer Lynn, wrote an article this year called “‘Utilizing’ Signal Detection Theory” that was recently announced to be among the top five most-viewed articles published in Psychological Science in 2014!
Three members of the Psychology Department faculty were featured in this month’s edition of Northeastern Magazine! Professors Heather Brenhouse, Rich Melloni, and Rebecca Shansky spoke to the magazine about their exciting work exploring how traumatic experiences—violence, drugs, emotional abuse, and neglect—can rearrange the way our brains function.
Congratulations to Julia Ebert ’15, a behavioral neuroscience major and computer science minor, who was recently named a recipient of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.
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.