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David DeSteno in the Press

David DeSteno for Northeastern Global News

The person walking past you isn’t wearing a mask. What should you say?

The person walking past you isn’t wearing a mask. What should you say?

Here’s how to combat the fear caused by a barrage of COVID-19 news

Here’s how to combat the fear caused by a barrage of COVID-19 news

Here’s the secret to unlocking our compassion in the face of mass suffering

Here’s the secret to unlocking our compassion in the face of mass suffering

David DeSteno, a psychology professor at Northeastern, found that people who believe they can help others are resistant to such paralysis.
Scientific studies leaving you dazed and confused? These psychology professors want to change that.

Scientific studies leaving you dazed and confused? These psychology professors want to change that.

Psychology professors Lisa Feldman Barrett and David DeSteno are working to demystify complex scientific research for mainstream audiences.
Why it pays off to be thankful around the holidays

Why it pays off to be thankful around the holidays

Cultivating a sense of gratitude has been found to alleviate stress, says psychology professor David DeSteno.
Gratitude: ‘A vaccine against impulsiveness’

Gratitude: ‘A vaccine against impulsiveness’

Give thanks, and prosper

Give thanks, and prosper

Your iPhone gets emotional

Your iPhone gets emotional

Bold ideas take flight at TEDxNortheasternU

Bold ideas take flight at TEDxNortheasternU

Enlightening research shows meditation boosts compassion

Enlightening research shows meditation boosts compassion