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Decoding the Statistical Language of the Brain

Researchers at NYU have developed ways to measure both the objective probability density functions (pdfs) for a simple motor task and the corresponding subjective pdfs.
1-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Getting High in Senior Year: NYU Researchers Examine Whether Reasons for Smoking Pot are Associated

A new study, published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse by researchers affiliated with New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), examines how reasons for illicit marijuana use relates to the use of other...
29-Jun-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Long-term Survey to Follow College Students’ Experiences with Faith, Diversity

Incoming freshmen at more than 130 colleges and universities will take surveys this year about a vital but often overlooked aspect of campus life: how students with different worldviews and religious backgrounds live, learn and work together.
25-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Writing Program with Student Interaction Creates Sense of Purpose for Seniors

A unique program combining a life review writing workshop with conversations between seniors and college students enhances the sense of meaning in life for older adults living independently, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture,...
24-Jun-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy Established with $2 Million in Gifts

NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has created the Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy to support a faculty member dedicated to advancing physical therapy through research, teaching, and practice.
24-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Changing Faces: We Can Look More Trustworthy, But Not More Competent


We can alter our facial features in ways that make us look more trustworthy, but don’t have the same ability to appear more competent, a team of NYU psychology researchers has found.
15-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

NYU Launches International Research Center Dedicated to Improving Children’s Lives in Vulnerable Regions

New York University today announces the creation of Global TIES for Children: Transforming Intervention Effectiveness and Scale, an international research center that designs, evaluates, and advises on programs and policies to improve the lives of...
4-Jun-2015 12:15 PM EDT

Long-Term Memory Formation

A team of New York University neuroscientists has determined how a pair of growth factor molecules contributes to long-term memory formation.
27-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

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8-Oct-2013 7:00 AM EDT

NYU Faculty Available for Interview About U.S. Presidential Campaign

The following New York University faculty members (listed below by subject of expertise) will be available for comment on news developments and issues that arise in connection with the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.
9-Jul-2012 12:20 PM EDT

NYU Experts on Healthcare Policy Will Be Available for Comment When Supreme Court Rules on 2010 Federal Health Care Law

27-Jun-2012 11:50 AM EDT

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