Northeastern University psychology professor assesses the motivations of crime figures like James “Whitey” Bulger and those who exalt them as heroes.
Dialogue of Civilizations experience in Israel teaches Bouvé students to focus on the commonalities, acknowledge the differences
Award-winning doctoral candidate’s research shows that people’s perception of objects and situations is strongly influenced by their feelings
In collaborative study, Northeastern neuroscientist suggests that possessing negative information about a person affects how we see them — literally
A new book from Northeastern professor of psychology David DeSteno and coauthor Piercarlo Valdesolo (a fellow at Harvard University and graduate of Northeastern’s PhD program in psychology), challenges the idea that character and morality are developed from a young age and explores why people act the way they do. The book, “Out of Character: Surprising Truths about the Liar, Cheat, Sinner (and Saint) Lurking in All of Us,” was released on May 3.