Lisa Feldman Barrett

Finding a job after graduation

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett talks to Science about what students can do to better themselves in the job market.

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What’s In A Grunt?

Maria Gendron and Lisa Feldman Barrett

New research by psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett suggests that different cultures do not hear the same emotions when they hear the same sounds. The “emotional grammar” of language is instead shaped by culture and local circumstances.

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Your face says it all? Not so fast

Maria Gendron and Lisa Feldman Barrett

New research from University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett’s lab refutes a decades-old belief in emotion science – that emotions are universally recognized across people and cultures.

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3Qs: A crazy little drug called love

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Does romantic love look the same way on our brains as alcohol, tobacco, or cocaine? Well, yes, as a matter of fact, it does.

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Your iPhone gets emotional

Arturo Bejar presentation

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.

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Get the picture? New high-​​res images show brain activity like never before

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In the middle of the human brain there is a tiny struc­ture shaped like an elon­gated donut that plays a cru­cial role in man­aging how the body func­tions.

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Northeastern celebrates several College of Science faculty and students for scholarly achievements

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Psychology and math professors named Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessors, and undergraduate and graduate College of Science students honored for their work.

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Are Gadgets Changing Our Brains?

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett was featured in an article in the Financial Times about cerebral circuitry and whether gadgets are changing the way our brains work.

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Prof. Lisa Feldman Barrett Elected to Royal Society of Canada

Lisa Feldman Barrett

The College of Science would like to congratulation Prof. Lisa Feldman Barrett who was recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada.

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