Psychology

Robert Waldinger
Psychology

Robert J. Waldinger

​From the looks of his humble, unadorned office at Mass General Hospital, you might never guess what Professor Robert J. Waldinger is up to: searching for the secrets to living a long and healthy life.

Boys To Men To Boys
Crime

Boys To Men To Boys

Legal expert Robert T. Kinscherff discusses the role of psychology and neuroscience in resentencing and parole in the criminal justice system while at Harvard Law School.

FAS

Professors Criticize Landmark Study Undermining Psychology Research

Psychology professor Daniel Gilbert and University professor Gary King criticized a 2015 study claiming that more than half of all psychology studies cannot be replicated, finding that the study itself contains replication flaws.

MRI of Brain
Psychology

MRI of Brain

MRI of Brain
College

Real or Imagined?: Psych Studies

Can you tell the difference between real and imagined psychology studies?

The Wait
Student Life

The Wait

Students wait for one of the two working elevators in Harvard’s William James Hall to arrive on the first floor Monday afternoon. The building’s three elevators are undergoing repairs one at a time.

Out of Order
Student Life

Out of Order

The elevator arrives on the first floor of William James Hall Monday afternoon. William James Hall was left with only two working elevators as the middle one was undergoing maintenance. All three will be operational in May.

Maintenance
Student Life

Maintenance

Chris Weenen performs maintenance on an elevator in William James Hall Monday afternoon.

The Wait
FAS

William James Hall Upgrades Elevators, Causing Delays

The elevator is not broken but is undergoing renovation as part of a larger upgrade process begun last July. Each elevator car takes 14 weeks to update and all three elevators should be operational again in May.

The Past, Present, and Future of Violence
FAS

Despite Terrorism, Violence Is on the Decline, Pinker Says

Violence, according to Psychology Professor Steven Pinker, has been declining continuously over the course of human history and will continue to fall in the future.

Cengiz Cemaloğlu
Student Life

Cengiz Cemaloğlu

Cengiz Cemaloğlu '18 is a prospective psychology concentrator and was the director of Reality Theatre Co., a company that socially engineers experiences.

Humanities and Sciences
Humanities Division

Humanities and Sciences

Harvard College Prof. Steven A. Pinker engaged in a conversation about the transcendence of the humanities and sciences with Edgar Pierce Prof. Susanna C. Siegel in light of the recent discussions about the importance of the humanities compared to the sciences.

Humanities and Sciences
Humanities Division

Profs Argue for Integration of Sciences, Humanities

Psychology professor Steven A. Pinker and Philosophy professor Susanna Siegel talked about integrating the sciences and humanities.

The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Books

Lepore Unmasks Wonder Woman’s Feminist Origins

Wonder Woman soared as a feminist icon in the early twentieth century, argued American History professor Jill M. Lepore on Thursday.

Psychology

Sorry NYTimes, But SLS 20 Is Actually Very Hard

The New York Times uses these words and phrases to describe Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker and the tests he gives his students. Fair enough. But if the Times wants to give its readers an accurate idea of Science of Living Systems 20, it’s missing a big chunk of the picture—exactly half, in fact.