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Released: 25-Feb-2020 12:55 PM EST
How Many Tabs Do You Have Open Right Now? A Guide to (Potentially) Effective Multitasking
New York University

NYY's Emily Balcetis unpacks research she and others have conducted in vision science, cognitive research, and motivational psychology to offer an account of the habits and practices that successful people use to meet their goals.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST
NYU’s Ulrich Baer Available for Comment on Jack London—Environmentalist, Self-Made Millionaire, and Socialist
New York University

New York University’s Ulrich Baer, who authored the afterword to the new edition of The Call of the Wild (Warbler Press), is available for comment on the legacy of Jack London.

Released: 11-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST
When to Pull the Goalie? NYU Researcher Offers Risk-Based Analysis
New York University

New York University’s Aaron Brown, who has co-authored an analysis outlining optimal times for teams to pull their goalies when trailing in a game, is available for comment on this aspect of hockey strategy.

Released: 3-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST
“The Reckoning is Real”: On Slavery, the Church, and How Some 21st-Century Institutions Are (Finally) Starting to Talk About Reparations
New York University

Journalism professor and New York Times contributing writer Rachel L. Swarns sparks new conversations in the wake of her reporting and research on the Catholic Church and its ties to the American slave trade.

Released: 21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
Why Rilke Resonates in Popular Culture—and Even Politics
New York University

NYU's Ulrich Baer explains why poet Rainer Maria Rilke resonates on the big screen—in the Oscar-nominated Jojo Rabbit, for instance—and in the culture at large as well as why poetry finds a surprising home in movie theaters.

Released: 7-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
The Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theory
New York University

Eliot Borenstein, author of "Plots Against Russia: Conspiracy and Fantasy After Socialism" (Cornell University Press, 2019), has traced how conspiracy theories, and their attendant sentiment and paranoia, are ingrained in Russian political and cultural life today.

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