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Steinhardt Professors Receive $1.4 Million Grant

Steinhardt Professors Receive $1.4 Million Grant

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


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NYU Steinhardt and NYU Psychology were awarded 1.4 million dollars in grants.

Dr. Leigh Charvet Strives Towards MS Treatment

Dr. Leigh Charvet Strives Towards MS Treatment

By Caroline Haskins, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


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NYU School of Medicine's Dr. Leigh Charvet and several recent NYU graduates collaborated to create a painless treatment for the everyday symptoms of MS..

8 Foods That Will Serve You Better Than Coffee When You’re Dead Tired

8 Foods That Will Serve You Better Than Coffee When You’re Dead Tired

By Angela Liao, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

A list of essential foods that are scientifically proven to help you stay focused and boosted while studying!

Abu Dhabi Language Lab: Bilingual People Are Smarter

Abu Dhabi Language Lab: Bilingual People Are Smarter

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 16, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Neuroscience of Language Lab at NYUAD found that bilingual people's brains are better able to focus on specific tasks and tune out distracting stimuli.

Healthy study snacks for finals week

By Eva Luong, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

Get tips of the best foods to fuel your late night study sessions.

Listening to music? Your brain activity is probably on beat

Listening to music? Your brain activity is probably on beat

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers have identified how brain rhythms are used to process music and their findings suggest that musical training can enhance the functional role of brain rhythms.

Professor named MIT innovator, praised for brain research

Professor named MIT innovator, praised for brain research

By Dhriti Tandon

October 2, 2014


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The Polytechnic School of Engineering’s assistant professor of computer and electrical engineering Jonathan Viventi earned a spot on MIT's "Top 35 Innovators under 35" list of 2014 for his research on electrical signals in the brain.

NYU, Columbia sponsor symposium on brain activity

NYU, Columbia sponsor symposium on brain activity

February 7, 2014


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Neuroscientists, professors and students participated in day one of the Default Mode Network in Aesthetics and Creativity, a two-day symposium sponsored by NYU’s College of Arts and Science and Columbia’s Italian Academy, on Feb. 7. Default Mode Network, the focus of the symposium, explains t...

Obama must reveal motive for funding DARPA in brain mapping project

Obama must reveal motive for funding DARPA in brain mapping project

February 19, 2013


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This week, the Obama administration revealed its plan to pursue a 10-year, $3 billion research effort aimed at mapping the human brain in its entirety. Titled the Brain Activity Map, the project is designed to facilitate an understanding of the approximately 100 billion neurons interacting in our brains....