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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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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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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Jay Van Bavel

Jay Van Bavel

Jay Van Bavel Associate Professor of Psychology  jay.vanbavel@nyu.edu Jay Van Bavel is an Associate Professor of Psychology at New York University and Director of the Social Perception and Evaluation Laboratory. Jay completed his PhD at the...

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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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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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Guillaume Frechette

Guillaume Frechette

Guillaume Frechette Professor of Economics My interests revolve around the testing of economic models, mostly having to do with Industrial Organization and Political Economy. This has led me to work on bargaining and infinitely repeated games. I...

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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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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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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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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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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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