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Men More Likely than Women to be Seen as Brilliant

Men are more likely than are women to be seen as “brilliant,” finds a new study measuring global perceptions linked to gender. The work concludes that these stereotyped views are an instance of implicit bias, revealing automatic associations...
29-Jun-2020 7:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NYU Dentistry Awarded $2 Million to Train Dentists to Treat People with Disabilities

NYU College of Dentistry’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry has received a nearly $2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train dentists and other health professionals to provide oral health care to people...
23-Jun-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU’s First Amendment Watch Releases “A Citizen’s Guide to Recording Police”

New York University’s First Amendment Watch has created a guide that outlines the rights of citizens in recording police actions in public spaces.
23-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academic Achievement isn’t the Reason There are More Men than Women Majoring in Physics, Engineering and Computer Science

While some STEM majors have a one-to-one male-to-female ratio, physics, engineering and computer science (PECS) majors consistently have some of the largest gender imbalances among U.S. college majors – with about four men to every woman in the...
16-Jun-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Delta Opioid Receptor Identified as Promising Therapeutic Target for Inflammatory Pain Relief

Delta opioid receptors have a built-in mechanism for pain relief and can be precisely targeted with drug-delivering nanoparticles—making them a promising target for treating chronic inflammatory pain with fewer side effects, according to a new...
10-Jun-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Combat Loneliness in Older Adults During COVID-19

Older adults are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, but also a second public health crisis: social isolation.
11-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Identifies Strategies States Use to Limit Local Government Control

Local governments are often innovators of public health policymaking—the first smoke-free air acts, menu labeling laws, and soda taxes were all implemented locally. However, states are increasingly limiting local control over public health issues...
4-Jun-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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App Determines COVID-19 Disease Severity Using Artificial Intelligence, Biomarkers

A new mobile app can help clinicians determine which patients with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are likely to have severe cases. Created by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry, the app uses artificial intelligence (AI) to assess risk factors...
3-Jun-2020 4:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Many Tabs Do You Have Open Right Now? A Guide to (Potentially) Effective Multitasking

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.
25-Feb-2020 12:55 PM EST

NYU’s Ulrich Baer Available for Comment on Jack London—Environmentalist, Self-Made Millionaire, and Socialist

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.
20-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST

When to Pull the Goalie? NYU Researcher Offers Risk-Based Analysis

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.
11-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST

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NYU Tisch Professor Available for Comment on Oscars (Expert in Korean Cinema)

10-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST

"Artificial Unintelligence" Author Available for Comment on Iowa Caucus Ballot Debacle

4-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST

“The Reckoning is Real”: On Slavery, the Church, and How Some 21st-Century Institutions Are (Finally) Starting to Talk About Reparations

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.
3-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST

Why Rilke Resonates in Popular Culture—and Even Politics

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.
21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST

NYU researcher can discuss school start times and teen sleep in light of California pushing back school start times

15-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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