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Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the society announced Wednesday.
For hundreds of years, psychologists have operated under the notion that each emotion category—anger, sadness, fear, disgust, happiness, surprise—has its own physiological fingerprint. But that assumption is not true, according to new research by Northeastern psychologists Lisa Feldman Barrett and Karen S. Quigley.
Exercise is good for your health. We all know that. But here's a news flash: 150-300 minutes of it per week can give you better and longer sleep, help with depression and anxiety and even lead to better brain function in children, according to a new report.
Psychology and Linguistics professor Iris Berent named a fellow of the Association of Psychological Science, a leading international organization in psychological research.
Psychology Professor Iris Berent has had the honor to be part of the Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program this year, a program hosted by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities that brings together scholars from various colleges to discuss a common theme.
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Li McCarthy, a recent graduate from the Behavioral Neuroscience program talks about Color Vision Research from Vision Science Society 2016 in this Northeastern University Honors Program “Outside the Classroom” article.
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Through a new project funded by the NIH, Assistant Professor Rebecca Shansky and University of Calgary colleague Dr. Matthew Hill will be studying the neural mechanisms that underlie sex differences in the way the brain responds to stress.
James Evans is a linguistics and psychology major who is spending his co-op helping young girls in Uganda who have survived abuse or neglect. Learn about his experience here.