Tufts in the News

Publication date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
Boston Globe Magazine
Psychology Professor Sam Sommers co-writes this piece about the relationship between athletes and their fans.
Publication date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Radio Boston
WBUR-FM, NPR affiliate in Boston
Tisch College Dean Alan Solomont participates in this discussion about the New Hampshire Primary.
Publication date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Live Science
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian argues that weight loss is linked to the quality of the calories rather than the number.
Publication date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
New Scientist
Computer scientists Beste Yuksel and Robert Jacob developed a computer named "BACh" (Brain Automated Chorales) that measures how hard a learner's brain is working.
Publication date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Boston Globe
Freshman Jesse Grupper and his Philadelphia-based team won second place in the USA Climbing Bouldering Youth National Championship.
Publication date: Monday, February 8, 2016
Sports Illustrated
Social psychologist Sam Sommers co-authors this Sports Illustrated cover story about the perception that quarterbacks are attractive and how it relates to leadership.
Publication date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Forbes
A GDAE study on the consequences of the Trans-Pacific Partnership found that it would lead to job losses and increased income inequality for the US.
Publication date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Washington Post
This article about disagreements among top nutrition scientists quotes Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian on his issues with the new dietary guidelines.
Publication date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
New York Times
TUSM's Nathaniel Katz does not believe that much will change despite the FDA's decision to crack down on opioid abuse.
Publication date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Bloomberg News
Nutrition policy expert Parke Wilde says that the post-recession economic recovery has not correlated with a decrease in food stamp usage.

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