We’re terrible at self-control, psychology professor David DeSteno will tell you. But, he adds, it’s what controls your success.
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.
Psychology professor David DeSteno wrote an article titled, “The Connection Between Pride and Persistence” for the Harvard Business Review. In it he evaluates the connection between an employee receiving praise and their work ethic moving forward.
Adversity makes you more compassionate. Except when others are suffering as you did.
“It’s an established fact that our sense of whether a person’s actions are morally correct doesn’t solely depend on the objective facts. It also depends on our links to the person in question.” Psychology professor David DeSteno takes a look at the trust Patriots Nation has in Tom Brady.
Psychology professor David DeSteno writes the cover story for Pacific Standard, “A Feeling of Control: How America Can Finally Learn to Deal With Its Impulses.”
Psychology professor David DeSteno was recently featured in an article about gratitude and financial patience.
In a potentially landmark study forthcoming in the journal Psychological Science, a team of researchers from Northeastern University, the University of California, Riverside, and Harvard Kennedy School demonstrate that feelings of gratitude automatically reduce financial impatience.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
Psychology professor David DeSteno talks about his work in his lab, The Social Emotions Group, which studies emotions and social behavior.