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Derin Caglar: From Neuroscience to Music Collective

Derin Caglar: From  Neuroscience to Music Collective

By Anam-Cara Akashnie O'Brien, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Founded by Neuroscience major Derin Caglar, Sofra is a collective for student musicians to create and explore their passion for inventive artistry.

The Intersection of Neuroscience and Art

The Intersection of Neuroscience and Art

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU hosted Nobel laureate Eric Kandel yesterday to discuss the intersection of art and science.

Tell Your Brain to Hit the Weights

Tell Your Brain to Hit the Weights

By Mina Kaji, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Features

Wendy Suzuki uses class time to exercise neuroscience students' minds and bodies.

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.

In Memoriam: Oliver Sacks

In Memoriam: Oliver Sacks

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Oliver Sacks, famed neurologist and acclaimed author, passed away at 82 last week.

Professor named MIT innovator, praised for brain research

Professor named MIT innovator, praised for brain research

By Dhriti Tandon

October 2, 2014


Filed under Features

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.

Professor awarded for fear research

Professor awarded for fear research

April 28, 2014


Filed under Features

Joseph LeDoux, professor of neuroscience and psychology, received the William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science in recognition of his research of memory and emotion in early April. LeDoux said he was humbled to have been given the William James Fellow Award. “I...

Professors awarded fellowship for contributions to science, research

Professors awarded fellowship for contributions to science, research

March 10, 2014


Filed under Features

Two NYU faculty members received fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their research and contributions to the field of science. The two-year fellowships are awarded annually to 126 early-career researchers based on past performance and perceived potential to make important contributions t...