New faculty member J. Benjamin Hutchinson explores how our experiences from the past influence what we pay attention to in the present. His findings could contribute to our understanding of ADHD and other learning conditions as well as lead to strategies to help people stay focused when attending to a task.
A biology major in Northeastern’s Honors Program and a 2016 Presidential Global Fellow, Julie Hugunin plans to pursue an MD/PhD program to combine her clinical and research interests, informed by a holistic approach. “Northeastern is about putting yourself out there and being fearless,” she says.
Research from Northeastern professor of psychology Iris Berent and her colleagues finds that spoken language and motor systems are intricately linked—though not in the way that has been widely believed.
Julia Ebert, S’15, will pursue a master’s of research in bioengineering at Imperial College London starting in the fall.
Northeastern researchers are developing a neuronal-based control system that would allow the RoboBee to forage for flowers.
April 26 marked the annual Riser Lecture at the Marine Science Center to honor Doc Riser, the founding director of the MSC. I’d had the event in my book for several […]
I’ve written previously about biology professor Günther Zupanc’s work with teleost fish both here and on the News@northeastern site. The word teleost can be used to describe 20,000 different kinds […]
Taylor Harley Freshman, planning to study behavioral neuroscience Participating in a summer internship in Zambia I am currently working in the consular section of the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, where […]
In collaborative study, Northeastern neuroscientist suggests that possessing negative information about a person affects how we see them — literally