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Getting ready for college

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Jeremy Casson, the interim director of Student Services in the College of Science at Northeastern University, tries to calm the nerves of some incoming students.

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Science of Success — Why are people actually successful?

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Albert-László Barabási fielded questions about how someone or something becomes successful – it’s not always because he or it is the best.

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Compassion, Trust, Morality – Can you gauge it?

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Psychology professor David DeSteno talks about his work in his lab, The Social Emotions Group, which studies emotions and social behavior.

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Genetics, communications, and advice from @girlscientist

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Chris Gunter, aka @girlscientist, was the #sciencechat guest on June 5, 2013.

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Sex differences and stress

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Assistant Professor Rebecca Shansky talks about her work in the Behavioral Neuroscience division of the Psychology Department at Northeastern University.

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Checking in with @bloostein

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Dan Blustein is a Twitter ambassador for the College of Science. He recently returned from an annual trip to Bonaire to do some research.

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What do you want to know about the College of Science?

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Jeremy Casson and Dave Merry of the College of Science at Northeastern University answered questions about the college.

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We’re talking power

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Dr. K.M. Abraham, a scientist, educator, and Li-ion and Li-air battery pioneer, was the #sciencechat guest on April 10.

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From the bench to a blog, a science writer’s tale

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Angela Herring, a science writer at Northeastern University and creator of iNSolution research blog, talks about her career so far.

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A real life meteorologist

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Todd Gutner of WBZ-TV and WBZ AM 1030 talked about how he got to where he is now.

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