Contrary to popular belief, language is not limited to speech. In a recent study published in the journal PNAS, Northeastern University Prof. Iris Berent reveals that people also apply the rules of their spoken language to sign language.
Benjamin Hutchinson, a new faculty member in the College of Science, likes to investigate the alternating relationship between our ability to form new memories, our ability to remember them, and how that influences how we interact with the world.
Nicole Betz, Psychology PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
Chuck Hillman practices what he preaches, applying his research findings to his personal life. When he’s not studying the relationship between physical activity and cognitive health, he’s biking, playing ice hockey, or lifting weights in his home gym.
University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett was recently added to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s “Wall of Fame.”
Raina Levin isn’t sure where her education will lead her, but she knows her natural curiosity and Northeastern’s ecosystem of exploration—rooted in co-op—will guide her in the right direction.
The taste of a piece of meat depends largely on how we feel about the way we believe the animal was raised. Northeastern psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett found that our feelings about “factory farms” vs. humane conditions can even change what we see on the plate.
Psychology professor David DeSteno wrote an article titled, “The Connection Between Pride and Persistence” for the Harvard Business Review. In it he evaluates the connection between an employee receiving praise and their work ethic moving forward.
Lisa Feldman Barrett and several colleagues have received a three-year, $2.5 million dollar grant to “pioneer a new approach to enable communities to withstand and bounce back quickly from hazards.”
Hannah Powers had a very busy spring in Germany while on co-op at the University of Kaiserlautern.