Posted on behalf of the HLS Alumni Center You are cordially invited to attend the launch of the Harvard Law School Rappaport Forum and its inaugural event: When is Speech Violence? And Other Questions About Campus Speech
Part of the scientific process is dealing with conflicting data and results. APS President Lisa Feldman Barrett suggests making a resolution this year to transform your adversaries into your greatest resource, scientifically speaking.
Recently, reports emerged that the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy was in the process of developing an executive order to overturn established federal policy and make articles reporting on US federally funded research immediately...
What would make the perfect gift for a psychological scientist? APS President Lisa Feldman Barrett suggests "a new scientific tool — the sort that extends what our eyes, ears, and brains can observe, creating opportunities to ask new questions."
Lisa Feldman BarrettThis holiday season, give yourself the gift of discovery... but watch out for subtle bias, especially when using machine learning. Shout out to Dana Brooks, Jennifer Dy, Zulqarnain Khan, and my other engineering colleagues at Northeastern U.
APS President Lisa Feldman Barrett offers some suggestions for metascience investigations, including a look at the incentive structures that influence researchers’ behavior.
Lisa Feldman BarrettMetascience is the science of doing science. (Try saying that 10 times fast!) I presents some highlights from #metascience2019 and implications for psychological scientists (with much-appreciated help from @j_theriault and @joseph_fridman). #metascience
Accumulating scientific evidence about emotion defies common sense, suggesting common beliefs about emotions have been in error for over 2,000 years. We’ll dispel three widespread fictions about emotions that lurk in classrooms, boardrooms, and...
Lisa Feldman BarrettThank you, @nytdavidbrooks, for the shout-out in today's @nytopinion. Your column today gave me the opportunity to construct the emotion of "pleasant surprise with a healthy dose of gratitude, a bit of pride, and (most importantly) hope."
Emotion recognition is a hot new area, with numerous companies peddling products that claim to be able to read people’s internal emotional states, and AI researchers looking to improve computers’ ability to do so. This is done through voice...