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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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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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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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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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 Schotter

Andrew Schotter

Andrew Schotter Professor of Economics   Andrew Schotter is a Professor of Economics at New York University. He is also the Director of the Center for Experimental Social Science (C.E.S.S.). His main area of research is in economic theory, game...

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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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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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Catherine Hartley

Catherine Hartley

Catherine Hartley Assistant Professor of Psychology  cate@nyu.edu Learning lays the foundation for motivated behavior, enabling us to anticipate and respond adaptively to salient events. Research in my lab focuses on characterizing the diverse...

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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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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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