Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:50:04 EDT Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:50:04 EDT 5 Fighting Parents Hurt Children’s Ability to Recognize and Regulate Emotions http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/17/fighting-parents-hurt-childrens-ability-to-recognize-and-regulate-emotions.html Exposure to verbal and physical aggression between parents may hurt a child’s ability to identify and control emotions, according to a longitudinal Steinhardt study. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/17/fighting-parents-hurt-childrens-ability-to-recognize-and-regulate-emotions.html Courant's Majda Recognized for Pioneering Research in Applied Mathematics http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/16/courants-majda-recognized-for-pioneering-research-in-applied-mathematics.html Andrew Majda, a professor in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics’ Lagrange Prize for 2015. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/16/courants-majda-recognized-for-pioneering-research-in-applied-mathematics.html NYU to Host “The Malala Phenomenon” Panel on Sept. 19 http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/11/nyu-to-host-the-malala-phenomenon-panel-on-sept-19.html New York University’s International Education program presents “The Malala Phenomenon: What Does it Mean for Girls’ Education Around the World?” – a panel discussion on Friday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/11/nyu-to-host-the-malala-phenomenon-panel-on-sept-19.html Brain Structure Could Predict Risky Behavior http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/brain-structure-could-predict-risky-behavior.html Some people avoid risks at all costs, while others will put their wealth, health, and safety at risk without a thought. A team of scientists, including researchers at NYU’s Center for Neural Science, has found that the volume of a part of the brain in the parietal cortex could predict where people fall on the risk-taking spectrum. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:45:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/brain-structure-could-predict-risky-behavior.html Foundations Commit Nearly $2 Million for “Better Evidence for Better Schools” http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/foundations-commit-nearly-2-million-for-better-evidence-for-better-schools.html A new consortium of New York City-based funders has joined forces to invest in the Research Alliance for New York City Schools at NYU. Together, the five foundations have pledged $1.9 million to support the Research Alliance’s core operations over the next three years. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/foundations-commit-nearly-2-million-for-better-evidence-for-better-schools.html Biologists ID Process Producing Neuronal Diversity in Fruit Flies’ Visual System http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/28/biologists-id-process-producing-neuronal-diversity-in-fruit-flies-visual-system.html NYU biologists have identified a mechanism that helps explain how the diversity of neurons that make up the visual system is generated. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/28/biologists-id-process-producing-neuronal-diversity-in-fruit-flies-visual-system.html Ecosystems Under Ice: Antarctic Finding Has Implications for Life in Extreme Environments http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/20/ecosystems-under-ice-antarctic-finding-has-implications-for-life-in-extreme-environments.html Scientists have confirmed that the waters and sediments of a lake that lies 2600 feet beneath the Antarctic ice sheet support “viable microbial ecosystems,” a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments both on Earth and planets elsewhere in the solar system. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/20/ecosystems-under-ice-antarctic-finding-has-implications-for-life-in-extreme-environments.html