2010 Psychology Department in the Media
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Joe Tecce in the news: From Recession to Suicide Season?
Discussed with Lane Lambert (The Patriot Ledger) the possible association of suicide and the stressful effects of the current economic downturn. Posted 11/11/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Chilean Miners: Recovery from Stress
Discussed with Leslie Gaydos, NECN-TV, the rescue of Chilean miners and the importance of family and other social relationships in recovering from cave stress. Posted 10/25/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Chilean Miners: Rescue Stress
Discussed with R.D. Sahl, NECN-TV, the rescue of Chilean miners and the experience of stress within the escape capsule itself. Posted 10/25/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Chilean miners rescued: Psychological impact
Joe discussed with FOX-25 TV the rescue of Chilean miners and the stressful impact of being underground for over two months. Posted 10/19/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Chile miners should seek counseling
Joe discussed with WHDH-TV the rescue of Chilean miners and how the stressful after-effects of being underground for over two months would best be managed by professional counseling. Posted 10/19/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Emily Rooney Show, WGBH Radio
Discussed possible motivational factors underlying the apparent tax evasion by Congressman John F. Tierney's wife, Patrice Tierney, in her managing a brother's multi-million dollar gambling operations. Posted 10/8/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Body Language of Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidates
Joe was interviewed by Alison King of New England Cable News TV about Deval Patrick, Charles Baker, and Timothy Cahill on September 22. Posted 10/5/10.
Ellen Winner in the news: Cognitive and Brain Consequences of Learning in the Arts
Ellen is featured in the APS Observer. Posted 8/13/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: NIMBYism: Nay-saying grumps or neighbourhood activists?
Joe discussed NIMBYism with the Toronto Star newspaper and described how people are sometimes extremely resistant to developments in their neighborhoods. Posted 8/6/10.
Scott Slotnick in the news: Advances
Scott's work appears in Boston College Magazine. Posted 7/22/10.
Ramsay Liem in the news: KHNL, Hawaiian NBC television affiliate
Ramsay talked about the opening of his exhibit, Still Present Pasts: Korean Americans and the "Forgotten War" at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu (6/25-9/12). Posted 7/22/10.
Maya Tamir in the news: The Benefits of Blowing Your Top
Maya was interviewed in a recent New York Times article on how people—even President Obama—regulate their emotions. Posted 7/20/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Body Language of Accused Murderer
Joe talked to WHDH-TV 6 pm News about the body language of Thomas Mortimer IV, who admitted to killing four family members in Winchester. Posted 6/23/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Westford Brings Heavenly Tidings
Joe discussed a need for the scientific method in the assessment of paranormal phenomena. Westford Eagle Newspaper. Posted 6/15/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Tension, anxiety for most at work
Joe discussed how the downturn in the economy has resulted in increased job stress. The Patriot Ledger. Posted 6/15/10.
Thalia Goldstein in the news: A life-changing fellowship
Thalia is featured in this month's Monitor on Psychology in an article on how winning the Esther Katz Rosen Dissertation fellowship has helped her career. Posted 5/4/10.
Elizabeth Kensinger in the news: Congratulations to the 2010 Janet Taylor Spence Award Recipients
Elizabeth was interviewed for the Spence award by the APS Observer. Posted 4/8/10.
Liane Young in the news: Study Narrows Gap Between Mind And Brain and Study: Magnets can alter judgment
Liane was interviewed about moral reasoning and the brain on National Public Radio and on CNN. Posted 4/5/10.
Elizabeth Kensinger in the news: Older Adults Remember the Good Times
A study supervised by Elizabeth Kensinger is featured in ScienceDaily. Posted 3/25/10.
Gene Heyman in the news: Review of Addiction: A Disorder of Choice
Gene Heyman's new book on addiction received an excellent review by Sally Satel in "The Book," an online review at The New Republic. Posted 3/22/10.
Ellen Winner in the news: Patricia Travers, Violinist Who Vanished, Dies at 82
Ellen was interviewed by the New York Times about child prodigies and the difficulty of the transition from prodigy to adult creater for an obituary. Posted 3/16/10.
Ellen Winner in the news: Mind games
Ellen was interviewed by the Boston Globe about the commercialization of child prodigies by their parents. Posted 3/16/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Tiger Woods' mea culpa crucial to saving marriage, but didn't help improve his image, experts say
Joe was interviewed by the New York Daily News on Tiger Woods. Posted 2/26/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Body language expert: Tiger Woods showed 'no emotion'
Joe appeared on FOX-25 TV News (2/19/10) and described the expression of body language by Tiger Woods in his recent public apology. Posted 2/26/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Risk Aversion
Joe appeared on the WGBH-TV show "Greater Boston," with Emily Rooney and commented on the current social attitudes of risk aversion. Posted 1/4/10.
Joe Tecce in the news: Not Your Average Joe
Article on teaching and research activities by David Treadwell, Bowdoin Magazine. Posted 1/4/10.