Archives for "Health and medicine"


November 11, 2008 10:58 am

Sargent explores disconnect between principles and judgments

Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent has received a grant of approximately $60,000 to support research into the brain’s ability to link moral principles with specific judgments.


November 5, 2008 12:20 pm

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, visits Bates College to offer a lecture exploring how humans think of bodies and souls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.


November 1, 2008 9:40 am

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.


October 3, 2008 12:00 pm

In the media: Food for thought

Thanks to an anonymous $2.5 million gift, Bates College is refocusing its food-services mission on ‘nourishing body and mind’ and serving more organic and locally grown fare in the dining hall.


September 30, 2008 3:35 pm

Lecture: "Emotional and Mental Wellness"

Susan Powers, Psychologist at Bates Health Center, will lead this discussion on the integral components of emotional and mental wellness and the challenges of maintaining this state on a college campus.


September 23, 2008 1:57 pm

Lecture explores psychology of food choices

Paul Rozin, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, presents his findings on the moral, psychological and social factors involved in food choices in a lecture at Bates.


September 19, 2008 2:08 pm

Expert on herbicide effects on frogs opens College Lecture Series

A biologist who made national news with his research into the effects of a common pesticide on frogs will speak at Bates College.


September 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates researchers count Lyme-disease ticks in Maine woods

Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.


August 21, 2008 12:00 pm

Retirement beckons to uber health agent

The Foxboro (Mass.) Reporter profiled George Young ’73, who is retiring as health agent in the town of Foxborough after 20 years.


August 5, 2008 12:45 pm

To heal the wounded

A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury ’72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.