Northeastern researchers touched on that question this week in a series of talks that examined renewing tissue function, improving and restoring motor control, and the remarkable memory power of superagers.
Four students were given the College of Science Dean’s Awards for Graduate Student Excellence.
Gabriela Aisenberg says her interest in psychology came from her desire to help others.
Several graduate students are recipients of the annual awards.
For nearly two decades, Stacy Marsella has been studying the extent to which it’s possible to accurately simulate human behavior. His work, which sits squarely at the intersection of computer science and psychology, earned him the distinction of delivering this year’s Robert D. Klein Lecturer.
Psychology professor Derek Isaacowitz will be able to shift some of his research from a lab setting to volunteers’ homes using a $1M grant from Velux Stiftung.
Derek Isaacowitz, Professor of Psychology, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about his research at Northeastern University.
Psychology professor John Coley discusses memory and cognition in relation to President Donald Trump and Secretary Ben Carson.
Lisa Feldman Barrett’s newest book “How Emotions Are Made” challenges many longheld beliefs of how the brain constructs emotions.
Research led by Northeastern professor Lisa Feldman Barrett found, for the first time, that the neurotransmitter dopamine is involved in human bonding, bringing the brain’s reward system into our understanding of how we form human attachments.