Andrew Caplin

Andrew Caplin

Andrew Caplin ISDM Director,Professor of Economics My Ph.D. at Yale was supervised by Professors William Nordhaus, Herbert Scarf, and James Tobin. The diverse intellectual make-up of the committee reflects my broad combination of interests, which...

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David Cesarini

David Cesarini

David Cesarini Assistant Professor of Economics I am an assistant professor in the Economics Department’s Center for Experimental Social Science. I am an empirically oriented economist with interests in applied microeconomics, as well as...

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Kenway Louie

Kenway Louie

Kenway Louie The vision scientist David Marr noted that information processing can be understood at three fundamental levels: at the level of functional goal (computational), at the level of representation (algorithmic), and at the level of...

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Ariel Rubinstein

Ariel Rubinstein

Ariel Rubinstein Professor of Economics I am a professor of Economics at Tel Aviv and New York universities (and I feel strongly attached to the University of Tel Aviv Cafes). My main field of research is Economic Theory (in particular, Decision...

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Paul Glimcher

Paul Glimcher

Paul Glimcher ISDM Director,Julius Silver Professor of Neural Science, Economics, and Psychology My postdoctoral training was in oculomotor physiology. Working with Prof. David Sparks researching the brainstem and mesencephalic nuclei that...

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Roozbeh Kiani

Roozbeh Kiani

Roozbeh Kiani Assistant Professor of Neural Science When I was studying medicine in Iran I became interested in systems neuroscience, especially how the interaction of neural populations gives rise to perception, cognition, and goal directed...

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Michael S. Landy

Michael S. Landy

Michael S. Landy Professor of Psychology and Neural Science  landy@nyu.edu I have an enduring interest in the use of computational techniques to study human vision. My doctoral dissertation concerned the computer simulation of a neural network...

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Elizabeth A. Phelps

Elizabeth A. Phelps

Elizabeth A. Phelps ISDM Associate ​Director,Julius Silver Professor of Psychology and Neural Science My research examines the cognitive neuroscience of emotion, learning and memory. My primary focus has been to understand how human learning and...

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Laurence T. Maloney

Laurence T. Maloney

Laurence T. Maloney Professor of Psychology and Neural Science In college, at Yale, I majored in mathematics with occasional courses in computer science and automata theory. After graduation, I spent six years as a systems programmer designing...

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Jess Benhabib

Jess Benhabib

Jess Benhabib Paulette Goddard Professor of Political Economy I obtained my Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1976. I have been at NYU since 1980, and I am currently the Paulette Goddard Professor of Political Economy in the Faculty of Arts and...

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Wei Ji Ma

Wei Ji Ma

Wei Ji Ma Associate Professor of Neural Science and Psychology I started out as a theoretical physicist, before realizing that I wasn’t very good at that and that I found the brain more interesting. Like many physicists, I switched to...

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David Heeger

David Heeger

David Heeger Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Vision, fMRI  david.heeger@nyu.edu  Julius Silver, Roslyn S. Silver, and Enid Silver Winslow ProfessorProfessor of Psychology and Neural Science I received my Ph.D. in computer science from...

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