Stories about "Health and medicine"
Sargent explores disconnect between principles and judgments

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:58 am

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.

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:20 pm

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.

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

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:40 am

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.

In the media: Food for thought

Friday, October 3, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

Lecture: "Emotional and Mental Wellness"

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:35 pm

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.

Lecture explores psychology of food choices

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:57 pm

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.

Expert on herbicide effects on frogs opens College Lecture Series

Friday, September 19, 2008 2:08 pm

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

Retirement beckons to uber health agent

Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:00 pm

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

To heal the wounded

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 12:45 pm

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.

Biology professor wins NIH grant for respiratory research

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates biologist Ryan Bavis will use a grant from a division of the National Institutes of Health to advance understanding of why exposing animals to oxygen-rich environments early in their development adversely affects their respiratory functioning later in life.

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