Latest Stories in November
One Question: How has the opioid crisis led to rising rates of HIV in the U.S.?
Nov 30, 2018
Danielle Ompad, associate professor of epidemiology at NYU College of Global Public Health and deputy director of the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research, addresses the troubling trend of rising HIV cases.
‘Mischievous Responders’ Taint LGBQ Health Estimates in National Survey, Finds NYU Steinhardt Professor
Nov 30, 2018
‘Mischievous responders,’ research survey respondents who mislead researchers by providing extreme and untruthful responses to multiple items, have significantly affected overall estimates of health disparities between LGBQ and heterosexual youth.
Renowned Songwriters Siedah Garrett and Barry Eastmond to Speak at Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at NYU, Nov. 28
Nov 26, 2018
Siedah Garrett and Barry Eastmond, who have each written some of the most popular songs of the past 40 years, will speak at the latest edition of the Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at NYU.
Making Decisions Over Prolonged Periods Doesn’t Diminish Accuracy, New Study Finds
Nov 20, 2018
Making good decisions typically involves gathering information over at least several seconds, much longer than the time that individual brain cells take to process their inputs. However, this disparity does not reduce our ability to make accurate choices, finds a new study by NYU neuroscientists.
Russian Trolls Relied on Local News More than Fake News in 2016 Presidential Election, New Analysis Finds
Nov 19, 2018
The Internet Research Agency, a Russia-based group of Internet trolls, relied on local news more than it did fake news to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, finds a new analysis by NYU's Social Media and Political Participation lab.