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.
Commercial space flight. Empowering foster children. Human emotion and social resilience. These were among the many topics and initiatives speakers explored Saturday at TEDxNortheasternU, attended by 100 Northeastern students and designed to share bold ideas in the community.
Clinical studies of adolescents suffering from depression have shown an interesting connection between early life stress and the immune system.
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.
This fall, Northeastern University welcomes a new student organization – a chapter of Nu Rho Psi, the National Honor Society in Neuroscience.
If a war scene, horror flick, or some other negative image appears on the television, older adults will tend to avert their eyes.
Lauren Byrnes and Hollis Thomann have received Fulbright Scholarships for 2013–2014.
Ever since a high school trip to Zambia to repair dormitories, Danielle Fontaine has been searching for a chance to return to Africa.
Humans favor speech as the primary means of linguistic communication. Spoken languages are so common many think language and speech are one and the same. But the prevalence of sign languages suggests otherwise. Not only can Deaf communities generate language using manual gestures, but their languages share some of their design and neural mechanisms with spoken languages. New research by Northeastern University’s Prof. Iris Berent further underscores the flexibility of human language and its robustness across both spoken and signed channels of communication.