2009 Psychology Department in the Media
department of psychology
Joe Tecce in the news: Road Rage Shooting
Joe appeared on WBZ TV nightly news and commented on motivational factors involved in road rage, such as the incident in Quincy on December 12, when one driver shot the other. Posted 12/16/09.
Joe Tecce in the news: Shootings at Fort Hood
Joe appeared on radio station WJBC, Bloomington, Indiana, and commented on the roots of violence and how they apply to the military psychiatrist who killed 13 and wounded 30 people at Fort Hood, Texas, on November 5. Posted 11/9/09.
Lisa Feldman Barrett in the news: Scientifically Scary
Lisa's Haunted House in Association for Psychological Science Observer. Posted 10/30/09.
Joe Tecce in the news: Hoaxes
Joe appeared on the WBZ TV nightly news, where he discussed the personal motivation, social value, and cautions involved in accepting hoaxes as true. Posted 10/22/09.
Elizabeth Kensinger in the news: Brainstorming breakthroughs: Scientists test how brain learns, recalls, forgets
By Robert S. Boyd, Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. Posted 10/22/09.
Gene Heyman in the news: Is Addiction a Matter of Choice?
Gene appeared on On Point, National Public Radio. Posted 8/11/09.
Gene Heyman in the news: Is addiction a choice?
Interview by Daniel Akst, The Boston Globe. Posted 8/10/09.
Joe Tecce in the news: Obama 'Leaks' Emotion over Gates-Cop Affair
By Susan Donaldson James, ABC news. Posted 8/10/09.
Lisa Feldman Barrett in the news: Face to Face: She's emotional. He's having a bad day.
By Sharon Begley, Newsweek. Posted 8/10/09.
Elizabeth Kensinger in the news: Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan
Audio from Boston College Libraries. Posted 8/10/09.
Ellen Winner in the news: The Interview: Mozart for optimists
Audio from @BC. Posted 8/10/09.