New research from Northeastern psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett shows that our beliefs about how farm animals are raised—whether on “factory farms” or in more humane conditions—can shape our meat-eating experience, from how we think it smells and tastes to how much we’d be willing to pay for it. “We show that what you feel very directly influences not only how you interpret what you see but also very literally what you see,” Barrett said.
Final exams begin on Friday, with students using Reading Day to prepare. We canvassed the campus community, asking a handful of them to discuss their favorite places to crack open their books.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, says that there is “not a cause for alarm” after a new paper revealed that many psychology studies’ results could not be replicated.
A research team led by Becky Briesacher, an associate professor in the School of Pharmacy, has disproved a belief that Medicare Part D impacts health outcomes and provides cost-offsets in other medical services.
A new study conducted by Northeastern University in collaboration with the Urban Institute examined the comprehensive state of labor trafficking networks in the U.S.
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.
The university is the nation’s sixth most popular higher education destination among international students from all over the world, according to the Institute of International Education’s annual Open Doors Report.
According to the 2006 National Violence Against Women Survey, one in six women is a victim of sexual assault, a crime that Carol Anne Marchetti said is committed repeatedly by […]
Studies, such as sociology professor’s research on West African immigrants, indicate that Obama’s election did not signify a tectonic shift