Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:10:30 EDT Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:10:30 EDT 5 Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize Can Help with Exercise, Psychology Study Finds http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/10/01/keeping-your-eyes-on-the-prize-can-help-with-exercise.html New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their “eyes on the prize” may be on target when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can make the distance to it appear shorter and help people walk there faster, NYU psychology researchers have found. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/10/01/keeping-your-eyes-on-the-prize-can-help-with-exercise.html At Dusk & Dawn: Scientists Pinpoint Biological Clock’s Synchronicity http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/30/at-dusk-dawn-scientists-pinpoint-biological-clocks-synchronicity.html Scientists have uncovered how pacemaker neurons are synchronized at dusk and dawn in order to maintain the proper functioning of their biological clocks. Their findings enhance our understanding of how sleep-wake cycles are regulated and offer promise for addressing related afflictions. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/30/at-dusk-dawn-scientists-pinpoint-biological-clocks-synchronicity.html Philosophy's Kit Fine Receives Anneliese Maier Research Award http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/23/philosophys-kit-fine-receives-anneliese-maier-research-award-.html NYU Philosophy Professor Kit Fine has received a 2014 Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Bonn-based Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The Maier Research Awards fund collaborative research with colleagues in Germany. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/23/philosophys-kit-fine-receives-anneliese-maier-research-award-.html Video Blinds Us to the Evidence, NYU, Yale Study Finds http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/23/video-blinds-us-to-the-evidence-nyu-yale-study-finds.html Where people look when watching video evidence varies wildly and has profound consequences for bias in legal punishment decisions, a team of researchers at New York University and Yale Law School has found. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/23/video-blinds-us-to-the-evidence-nyu-yale-study-finds.html Classroom Intervention Helps Shy Kids Learn http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/classroom-intervention-helps-shy-kids-learn.html A program that helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual’s temperament helps shy children to become more engaged in their class work, and in turn, improves their math and critical thinking skills. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:15:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/classroom-intervention-helps-shy-kids-learn.html Chemistry’s Walters Recognized by American Chemical Society http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/chemistrys-walters-recognized-by-american-chemical-society.html Marc Walters, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been named by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to the 2014 class of ACS Fellows. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/chemistrys-walters-recognized-by-american-chemical-society.html 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