Stories about "Health and medicine"
Psychologist to discuss mechanisms of will and self-control at Bates College

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 10:53 am

Roy Baumeister, an influential social psychologist at Florida State University, visits Bates College to discuss the mental processes enabling individuals to control their behavior at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). The talk is open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8204.

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore '78 on Obama health-care coverage

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 4:49 pm

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore ’78 for...

Maine Public Radio discusses Bates economist Nate Tefft's soda-tax research

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 8:15 am

Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that...

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:39 pm

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture "The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College's Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this fduina@bates.edu.

H1N1, vaccination update for Oct. 21

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 5:30 pm

To: The Bates Community From: Christy Tisdale, director of health services, and...

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

Appendicitis forces cancellation of concert

Thursday, October 15, 2009 8:30 am

A concert at Bates College by fortepianist Andreas Staier, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, has been canceled due to illness.

Update on H1N1, next clinic Thursday

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 6:04 pm

To: Bates Students From: Christy Tisdale, director of health services, and Tedd...

Today Show turns to Andrew Knowlton '97 for fall food trends

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 3:10 pm

Bon Appetit food editor Andrew Knowlton ’97, a philosophy major at Bates,...

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

Friday, July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

If you’re a student in Professor of Psychology John Kelsey’s neuroscience laboratory, you might get a chance to co-author a research article. And if you’re Kelsey, your students might inspire you to explore a new area of neuroscience. "My research is done with my students and through my students," says Kelsey.

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