2012 Psychology Department in the Media
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Joe Tecce in the news: Presidential faceoffs: How debate split screens are making candidates seem smug, shocked or even sleepy
Joe discussed with Sarah Boesveld the differences in body language between the two presidential candidates. Posted 11/2/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Radio 89 WLS Chicago
Joe discussed with Roe Conn the change in body language from the first to the second debate between Obama and Romney. Posted 10/19/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: WJBC Radio Bloomington Illinois
Joe discussed with Scott Laughlin the change in body language from the first to the second debate between Obama and Romney. Posted 10/19/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Body Language in the Second Debate of Presidential Candidates
Joe discussed with Jinn Jhoo of Radio MBN International of South Korea the body language of President Obama and former Governor Romney shown int he second debate between the candidates. Posted 10/19/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Body Language in the Debate for Vice President
Joe discussed with Joe Matthew (WBZ Radio) the significant differences in body language between Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan in the vice presidential debate of October 12. Posted 10/19/12.
Ellen Winner in the news: BC Psych Professor Studies Psychology in Art
Ellen’s research, the Psychology Department’s subject pool, and involvement of undergraduates in Psychology labs appear in the Heights. Posted 10/15/12.
Alisha Holland in the news: Reshaping How Emotional We Feel About Negative Memories
Alisha's dissertation work is highlighted by the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Alisha received her Ph.D. in 2012 and is now a postdoctoral fellow at NYU. Posted 10/12/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Renowned body language expert says Obama lost the first debate
Joe discussed with Lee Gaines the significant differences in body language shown by the two candidates in the first 2012 presidential debate. Posted 10/11/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Obama, Romney eyeblinks could decide election
Joe discussed the body language of 2012 presidential candidates. Posted 10/5/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Critics compare and contrast debate form of Obama, Romney
Joe discussed the significance of body language shown in the first 2012 presidential debate. Posted 10/5/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Eye Movements and Presidential Candidates
Joe discussed with Paul Lowe on Radio Station KFWB News Talk 980 how viewer-voters might be influenced by unusual eye movements shown by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in their coming presidential debates. Posted 10/5/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Professor Joseph Tecce Joins Roe Conn and Richard Roeper
Joe discussed the successful use of eye movements in the prediction U. S. Presidential election outcomes and how this work is relevant to the 2012 election. Posted 10/5/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: The Eyes Have It
Joe discussed with Daniel Libit of The Daily the body language of 2012 presidential candidates. Posted 10/2/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: To Lie... or Not
Joe discussed with Cristina Quinn of WGBH Radio five common types of lies and the personal and social benefits and costs that result from lying. Posted 8/13/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Victims of Colo. shooting have long paths ahead
Joe discussed with Melissa Toupin of NECN TV the recent shootings in a Colorado movie theater and described ways that the victims' families might best deal with the stress. Posted 7/23/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: What's In A Speech?
Joe discussed with Emily Rooney the body language shown by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in recent speeches. Posted 6/21/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Body language expert
Joe discussed with Gene Lavanchy the effects of stress on the body language of Gov. Deval Patrick and Elizabeth Warren. Posted 5/31/12.
Elizabeth Kensinger in the news: Emotion Selectively Distorts Our Recollections
Elizabeth's lab's research is reviewed in Scientific American Mind as part of an article focusing on the ways in which emotions sculpt memories. Posted 1/11/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Rick Santorum blinks more than twice as often as his rivals: report
Joe discussed the significance of rapid blinking as a negative social cue for voters who view televised political debates. Posted 1/10/12.
Joe Tecce in the news: Lt. Gov's car crash: Tim Murray's body language
Joe discussed with Gene Lavanchy the effects of stress on the body language of Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray. Posted 1/6/12.
Ellen Winner in the news: Studies Explore How to Nurture Students' Creativity
Ellen Winner’s research on learning and creativity in the arts is featured in an article in Education Week. Posted 1/3/12.