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Study examines interpretation of video evidence

By Nathaly Pesantez, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2014


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New study finds that video evidence may lead to bias in judgment.

Science salon explores perception of threat, social identity

Science salon explores perception of threat, social identity

April 9, 2013


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The old saying “keep your friends close and your enemies closer” received a psychological twist last night when Jenny Xiao, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in NYU’s social psychology program, presented her research titled, “See Your Friends Close and Enemies Closer: Social Identity and Threat aft...

Database provides strategies to nurture toddler minds

Database provides strategies to nurture toddler minds

January 30, 2013


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A new data-structure system lead by Steinhardt doctoral candidate John Protzko and supervised by Steinhardt professors Joshua Aronson and Clancy Blair called “Database of Raising Intelligence” seeks to evaluate and compile the most effective ways to raise a child’s intelligence. The database,...

NYU professor recognized for research on racial relations

NYU professor recognized for research on racial relations

September 27, 2012


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Tessa West, assistant professor of psychology at NYU, has spent her career researching race relationships between various racial and ethnic groups in the United States. West recently won the 2012 Theoretical Innovation Prize, which is awarded by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. “I...

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