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‘Take breaks, but don’t disengage’; the perils of ‘doomscrolling’ when the world is on fire

For anyone who is even moderately active on social media in 2021, confronting world chaos is part of the daily routine—so much so that we’ve coined phrases to help capture the feeling of being in the digital midst of so much catastrophe: “doomscrolling.” Whether it’s climate change and the accelerating natural disasters brought on by […]
September 22, 2021

Meet our new COS Faculty: Jorge Morales

This fall, Jorge Morales, PhD, joins the psychology department at the College of Science as an assistant professor. He will also hold a secondary appointment in the Department of Philosophy at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Morales is currently completing post-doc work at Johns Hopkins University and starting his interdisciplinary lab at Northeastern. […]
September 13, 2021
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Lifestyle choices affect our brain’s capabilities throughout life — this researcher wants to know how.

Timothy Morris did not anticipate he would become an academic, but his career path led him to the position he now loves: postdoctoral researcher at Northeastern. Morris recounts his research journey, the significance of his current work, and why academia at Northeastern is his calling.
April 30, 2021

Why Don’t Drugs Work As Well For Women? They’re Tested On Male Mice

After decades of research, scientists have developed countless therapeutics to improve human health. But they’ve also created a problem. Many of these drugs don’t work as well for half of the population—that is, the female half. Women are also more often misdiagnosed for a variety of ailments, including stroke and ADHD. The root of this […]
March 09, 2021

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