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.
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.
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.
Psychology and math professors named University Distinguished Professors, and undergraduate and graduate College of Science students honored for their work.
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.
The College of Science would like to congratulation Prof. Lisa Feldman Barrett who was recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada.