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.
Psychology professor Charles Hillman, a new member of Northeastern University’s College of Science faculty, has been appointed to the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee.
Emma Parrish is a psychology major who is on co-op at Orygen.
Nina Granow is on co-op at the nation’s largest public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Psychology professor Judith Hall is traveling to Israel and Palestine this summer as a trip designed to develop an understanding of the complexities of Israel.
In the 52nd annual Robert D. Klein Lecture, psychology professor Iris Berent argued that human language is a product of a specialized biological system, that we are innately equipped with a language instinct.
Provost James C. Bean announced this week that Iris Berent is this year’s Robert D. Klein Lecturer.