Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern, explains why misconceptions about emotion persist, how our emotional brains change as we age, and the role context plays in what we feel.
In recent years, scientists have discovered that the human brain works on predictions, contrary to the previously accepted theory that it reacts to outside sensations. Now, in a paper published in Nature, University Distinguished Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett has reported finding the epicenter of those predictions.
In a recent op-ed in The New York Times, psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett explains “affective realism.”
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett recently wrote about the research her lab is doing regarding emotions and how there are flaws in the traditional view of emotions.
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett talks to Science about what students can do to better themselves in the job market.
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.
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.
Does romantic love look the same way on our brains as alcohol, tobacco, or cocaine? Well, yes, as a matter of fact, it does.
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.
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.