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A Year of Parenting on Tape — NYU Researchers to Study Moms and Babies

A Year of Parenting on Tape — NYU Researchers to Study Moms and Babies

By Lavanya Shukla, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A $6.3 million grant was given to NYU Professors by the National Institute of Health to support research concerning mothers playing with their infants.

Participants Tend to Exaggerate Emotions on Surveys, Study Says

Participants Tend to Exaggerate Emotions on Surveys, Study Says

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A study authored by an NYU professor shows that participants are more likely to exaggerate their emotions on surveys.

Professor Reported to Bias Response Line for Alleged Transphobia

Professor Reported to Bias Response Line for Alleged Transphobia

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Junior August Enzer reported psychology professor Edgar Coons to the Bias Response Line last week. Enzer alleges that Coons has made transphobic remarks multiple times, but Coons denies the validity of these claims.

I Guess We’re All Addicted

I Guess We’re All Addicted

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

If someone asked me whether or not I’m addicted to social media, I’d say no. When I think of social media addicts, I envision a room full of people scrolling through Instagram and messaging people on the internet, remaining completely oblivious to the fact that an actual human being is within arm’s...

Identifying with a Group Undermines Your Beliefs

Identifying with a Group Undermines Your Beliefs

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

All this means that joining a group neuters us of our ability to consider arguments objectively, be they our own or those of others. People who disagree with us become embodiments of everything we hate

Steinhardt Professors Receive $1.4 Million Grant

Steinhardt Professors Receive $1.4 Million Grant

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under News

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

Moses Freih Parts the Beats

Moses Freih Parts the Beats

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

If balancing class is hard enough as it is, balancing a pre-med student's course load while also writing and recording your own music takes time management to another level. Psychology student Moses Freih's doing it now, though — since of course, it'd be even harder in med school.

Psych Professor Wins White House Award

Psych Professor Wins White House Award

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Todd Gureckis, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for his research on human intelligence.

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.

Changing majors: Violet Zhu

Changing majors: Violet Zhu

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Features

An installment in the Changing Majors series about Violet Zhu, who transferred from Steinhardt to CAS.

Study looks into nature of eyes

Study looks into  nature of eyes

By Christine Wang, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2015


Filed under News

A new study conducted by an NYU professor and a visiting scholar in UPenn reveals that our eyes multitask even when we don't want them to.

Professor recognized for brain research

Professor recognized for brain research

By Marina Zheng, Features Editor

January 26, 2015


Filed under Features

Jonathan Freeman, an assistant professor in NYU's Department of Psychology, was named in Forbes magazine's "30 under 30" list. Freeman was recognized for his recent work regarding brain mechanisms.

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