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Tourism as a Driver of Illicit Drug Use, HIV Risk in the D.R.

The study’s results suggest three themes: (1) local demand shifts drug routes to tourism areas, (2) drugs shape local economies and (3) drug use facilitates HIV risk behaviors in tourism areas.
29-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Compensation and Punishment: “Justice” Depends on Whether or Not We’re a Victim

We’re more likely to punish wrongdoing as a third party to a non-violent offense than when we’re victimized by it, according to a new study by New York University psychology researchers. The findings may offer insights into how juries differ...
27-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Ultrasound Guides Tongue to Pronounce “R” Sounds

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Using ultrasound technology to visualize the tongue’s shape and movement can help children with difficulty pronouncing “r” sounds, according to a small study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and...
27-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Goldilocks Principle Wrong for Particle Assembly: Too Hot & Too Cold Is Just Right

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Microscopic particles that bind under low temperatures will melt as temperatures rise to moderate levels, but re-connect under hotter conditions, a team of New York University scientists has found. Their discovery points to new ways to create...
20-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

NYU Supports Campaign to Train the Next Generation of STEM Teachers

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NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development joins 100Kin10 in the launch of “Blow Minds, Teach STEM,” a campaign to inspire undergraduates and recent graduates with strong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...
14-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Children Understand Familiar Voices Better Than Those of Strangers

Familiar voices can improve spoken language processing among school-age children, according to a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. However, the advantage of hearing a familiar voice only helps children...
6-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

NYU Study Finds Relationship Between Neighborhood Drug Sales and Drug Use

The study looks at neighborhood factors as a cause to explain illicit drug use, exploring the associations between the perceived frequency of drug sales, drug use, and peer attitudes towards drug use.
1-Oct-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize Can Help with Exercise

New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their “eyes on the prize” may be on target when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can make the distance to it appear shorter and help...
1-Oct-2014 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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