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2014 Psychology Department in the Media

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Joe Tecce in the news: Vanity License Plates*
Joe discussed with Drew Moholland (WBZ NewsRadio1030) motivations for getting vanity license plates and how these plates fit into society. Posted 6/6/14.

Joe Tecce in the news: Broadside: Healing at the Finish Line
Joe discussed with Jim Braude (NECN) the psychological effects of the Marathon in the context of last year's bombing. Posted 4/22/14.

Joe Tecce in the news: Putin's Body Language Betrayed Anxiety, Aggression
Joe discussed with Tracy Connor ( signs of stress in the body language of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. Posted 3/5/14.

Joe Tecce in the news: WBZ Radio CBS Boston
Joe discussed with Matthew Ledin of WBZ Radio the increase in reports of experiencing stress, especially in the workplace, and described techniques that are effective in reducing harmful stress. Posted 2/12/14.

Sara Cordes in the news: How big numbers short-circuit your brain and how to fight back
Sara was interviewed for a piece on about how we are very bad at representing large numbers (and thus make bad decisions when, e.g., buying a car). Posted 1/21/14.

Joe Tecce in the news: Professor Joe Tecce: whirlwind academician, scientist, and lecturer
Joe discussed with Fred Garmon (Wellesley Townsman) personal and professional information related to psychology. Posted 8/20/14.

Joe Tecce in the news: Goodbye, Friend
Joe discussed with Sean Smith (Boston College Chronicle) the impact on Boston College of the late Rev. William B. Neenan, S.J., former BC academic vice president and dean of faculties. Posted 7/24/14.

Elizabeth Kensinger in the news: Brain Scientists Learn To Alter And Even Erase Memories
Elizabeth is quoted in this WBUR article on memory. Posted 7/24/14.

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