2013 Psychology Department in the Media
department of psychology
Joe Tecce in the news: JFK 50
Joe discussed with Clint Conley (WCVB TV ABC) psychological factors involved in conspiracy theories of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Posted 12/2/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Boston Red Sox Victory in the World Series
Joe discussed with Deb Lawler (WBZ NewsRadio) positive psychological effects of the Red Sox success in winning the baseball World Series. Posted 11/8/13.
Sean MacEvoy in the news: Safecracking the Brain
Sean's research is cited in an article on the intersection of cryptology and brain research in the online science magazine Nautilus. Posted 10/28/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Zombie craze means it’s cool to be undead
Joe discussed with Lane Lambert (The Patriot Ledger) the horror fiction associated with the celebration of Halloween. Posted 10/22/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: How Much Do You Lie?
Joe discussed with Jason Sheeler (Glamour Magazine) the psychologically harmful effects of lying. Posted 9/26/13.
Donnah Canavan in the news: Locals react to royal baby news
Channel 5 interviews Donnah Canavan about how the concept of social energy explains Britain’s royal baby craze. She discusses the positive aspects of social energy. Posted 9/25/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Boston area reacts to Washington Navy Yard shootings
Joe discussed with Josh Brogadir the possible motivation for the shootings in the Washington Navy Yard and how victims might deal with the stress. Posted 9/17/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: The Big Chill: A dominant Obama meets a cool Putin at G20
Joe discussed with Tracy Connor (NBC News) the body language of U. S. President Barack Obama and Russia's Vladimir Putin during their meeting yesterday at the G-20 summit. Posted 9/6/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Broadside: Unspoken Messages
Joe discussed with Jim Braude (NECN) the body language shown in court by Aaron Hernandez, former Patriots player and accused murderer. Posted 7/1/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: BC Prof. Joe Tecce ’55 on Coping with the Boston Tragedy
Joe discussed with Matthew O'Donnell ways of coping with the stress produced by the marathon bombings in Boston on Patriot's Day. Posted 4/22/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Personalities of the Two Accused Marathon Bombers
Joe discussed with Mary Blake (WBZ TV) personality characteristics of the two brothers accused of the marathon bombings. Posted 4/22/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: How do you cope? Coming to grips with terror
Joe discussed with Ted Reinstein (WCVB TV) ways of coping with the stress produced by the marathon bombings in Boston on Patriot's Day. Posted 4/22/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Coping with the Stress from Marathon Bombings
Joe discussed with Randy Price and Bianca de la Garza (WCVB TV) ways of coping with stress produced by the marathon bombings in Boston on Patriot's Day. Posted 4/22/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Psychology Behind Lying
Joe discussed with Ally Suffrin (Radio WTIU/WFIU Indiana) the reasons why people lie so much online, including the need to look better than they are and he minimal risk of getting caught. Posted 4/22/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Why become a hermit?
Joe discussed with Jackie Farwell the type of psychological stress that will likely be encountered by Christopher Knight, age 47, who after 27 years came out of the Maine woods as a hermit to rejoin society. Posted 4/22/13.
Ellen Winner in the news: Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance
Ellen Winner was interviewed on NPR about the effect of arts turnaround schools on academic achievement. Posted 4/18/13.
Joe Tecce in the news: Security Guard Details Night He Let Thieves Into Gardner Museum
Joe discussed with Bobby Sisk the body language of Richard Abath, the security guard of the Gardner Museum in 1990, when thirteen valuable works of art were stolen by intruders. Posted 3/25/13.
Sara Cordes in the news: Brainy Babies
Sara's lab appears in this article in Boston Magazine about labs investigating infant cognition in the Boston area. Posted 1/30/13.