New research from University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett’s lab refutes a decades-old belief in emotion science—that emotions are universally recognized across people and cultures.
Researchers in Northeastern’s Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory have created the highest-resolution image of the human brain stem in action. It could ultimately help scientists explore the grounds of human emotion like never before.
Psychology professor David DeSteno’s lab is the first to study the social implications of meditation, a practice well known to improve one’s physical and psychological well-being.
In new research, Distinguished Professor of Psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett has analyzed thousands of data points from neuroimaging experiments to redefine the scientific concept of emotion.
Award-winning doctoral candidate’s research shows that people’s perception of objects and situations is strongly influenced by their feelings