Professor Julie Norem Discusses Boston Strong, Post Marathon Bombing Movement

April 30, 2013

Julie Norem, Margaret Hamm Professor of Psychology, spoke with WCVB's Chronicle about the public reaction to the Boston Marathon bombings and how the community came together in the wake of the tragedy. Watch the four-part series on the WCVB Web site:

Norem teaches courses in personality psychology, research methods, as well as a seminar on optimism and pessimism. She researches the strategies people use to pursue goals, looking at how self-knowledge influences adaptation, performance, & social relationships.