Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:15:55 EDT Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:15:55 EDT 5 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 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