Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:23:31 EST Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:23:31 EST 5 New Report Explores NYC Students’ Pathways Into and Through College http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/19/new-report-explores-nyc-students-pathways-into-and-through-college.html A new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools gives a first look at patterns of college enrollment, persistence, and completion for New York City high school students. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:30:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/19/new-report-explores-nyc-students-pathways-into-and-through-college.html Researchers Create and Control Spin Waves, Lifting Prospects for Enhanced Information Processing http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/17/researchers-create-and-control-spin-waves-lifting-prospects-for-enhanced-information-processing.html A team of NYU and University of Barcelona physicists has developed a method to control the movements occurring within magnetic materials, which are used to store and carry information. The breakthrough could simultaneously bolster information processing while reducing the energy necessary to do so. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:00:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/17/researchers-create-and-control-spin-waves-lifting-prospects-for-enhanced-information-processing.html Focusing on Executive Functions in Kindergarten Leads to Lasting Academic Improvements http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/12/focusing-on-executive-functions-in-kindergarten-leads-to-lasting-academic-improvements.html An educational approach focused on the development of children’s executive functions – the ability to avoid distractions, focus attention, hold relevant information in working memory, and regulate impulsive behavior – improved academic learning in and beyond kindergarten, according to a new Steinhardt study. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:00:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/12/focusing-on-executive-functions-in-kindergarten-leads-to-lasting-academic-improvements.html NYU to Support Pre-K for All in NYC http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/07/nyu-to-support-pre-k-for-all-in-nyc.html The Institute of Human Development and Social Change is partnering with the NYC Department of Education and the NYC Center for Economic Opportunity to provide educators with the tools they need to monitor and support the quality of universal pre-K programs. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:30:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/07/nyu-to-support-pre-k-for-all-in-nyc.html Transitions between States of Matter: It’s More Complicated, Scientists Find http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/06/transitions-between-states-of-matter-its-more-complicated-scientists-find.html The seemingly simple process of phase changes—those transitions between states of matter—is more complex than previously known. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:45:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/06/transitions-between-states-of-matter-its-more-complicated-scientists-find.html Sociology Study Points to Perception Divide in Abortion: Whom We Think We Know http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/03/sociology-study-points-to-perception-divide-in-abortion-whom-we-think-we-know.html Pro-life Americans are less likely to hear about the abortions women they know have had than are pro-choice Americans, an NYU sociology study shows. The findings point to a previously unexplored divide on the abortion issue: differences in perceptions of those we associate with. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/03/sociology-study-points-to-perception-divide-in-abortion-whom-we-think-we-know.html Compensation and Punishment: “Justice” Depends on Whether or Not We’re a Victim http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/10/28/compensation-and-punishment-justice-depends-on-whether-or-not-were-a-victim.html We’re more likely to punish wrongdoing as a third party to a non-violent offense than when we’re victimized by it, according to a new study by NYU psychology researchers. The findings may offer insights into how juries differ from plaintiffs in seeking to restore justice. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/10/28/compensation-and-punishment-justice-depends-on-whether-or-not-were-a-victim.html