NYU Psychology Faculty

 

 

Affiliations Research question
Karen Adolph Cognition & Perception
Developmental
Center for Neural Science
How do infants learn new motor skills? ... (more)
David Amodio Social Program Coordinator
Social
Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neural Science
How is social behavior regulated? What are the neural mechanisms?... (more)
Susan Andersen Social
How are everyday interpersonal relations influenced by past relationships with significant others? ... (more)
Emily Balcetis Social How do motivations influence perception? ... (more)
Marisa Carrasco Associate Chair (CY 2014)
Cognition & Perception

Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging

What is attention? ... (more)
Ted Coons Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How does music move us? ... (more)
Clay Curtis Director of Undergraduate Studies
Cognition & Perception

Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
How does the brain control reflexes to allow voluntary behavior? ... (more)
Lila Davachi Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
How are memories formed? ... (more)
Nathaniel Daw Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging Center for Neuroeconomics
How does the brain learn from trial and error to make decisions? ... (more)
photo Jon Freeman Social
Cognition & Perception
How do we form split-second perceptions of other people?... (more)
Peter Gollwitzer Chair
Social

Cognition & Perception
How do goals and plans affect cognition and behavior? ... (more)
Todd Gureckis Cognition & Perception How do we learn through interaction with our environment? ... (more)
David Heeger Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science

Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
How does the brain account for conscious visual perception and visually-guided behavior? ... (more)
Madeline Heilman Social
How do gender stereotypes affect evaluations of working women? ... (more)
John Jost Social
Department of Politics
Center for Experimental Social Science (CESS)
Institute for Law and Society (ILS)
How and why do people support the status quo? ... (more)
Eric Knowles Social
Assistant Professor
How do prejudice, identity, and ideology shape social behavior and political judgment?
Brice Kuhl Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How do we remember the past, why do we forget it, and what are the underlying neural mechanisms
Michael Landy C & P Program Coordinator
Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
How does vision determine the size, shape, and boundaries of objects in our environment? ... (more)
Wei Ji Ma

Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science

How does the brain perceive, remember, and decide under uncertainty? ... (more)
Larry Maloney Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
Center for Experimental Social Science
How do organisms gather information and act on it? ... (more)
Alec Marantz Cognition & Perception
Linguistics
How does the brain accomplish symbolic computation? (more)
Gary Marcus Cognition & Perception
Developmental
What are the building blocks of the mind? ... (more)
Brian McElree Cognition & Perception
Social
How do people understand sentences within the limits of working memory? ... (more)
Gregory Murphy Cognition & Perception
How does what you know affect the concepts you form? ... (more)
Gabriele Oettingen

Director of Graduate Studies
Social
Developmental

How do you make your fantasies come true? ... (more)
Denis Pelli Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
How do we recognize familiar objects like words and faces? ... (more)
Liz Phelps Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging

Center for Neuroeconomics
What can cognitive neuroscience tell us about emotion? ... (more)
David Poeppel Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
What kind of cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms form the basis for speech perception and auditory cognition? .... (more)
Liina Pylkkänen Cognition & Perception
Linguistics

Center for Neuromagnetism
What are the neural bases of language? ... (more)
Bob Rehder Associate Chair
Cognition & Perception
How does perceived cause and effect determine categories? ... (more)
Marjorie Rhodes Cognition & Perception
Social
Developmental
How do concepts develop? ... (more)
Pat Shrout Social Program Coordinator
Social
How can we learn about the causes and modifiers of human suffering when strong experimental methods are not ethical or feasible? ... (more)
Yaacov Trope Social
Cognition & Perception
How does distance affect self control? ... (more)
Jim Uleman Social
Cognition & Perception
How do we perceive others, consciously and unconsciously, and what are the consequences? ... (more)
Jay Van Bavel Social
Cognition & Perception
How do our identities, values,and motivations change our perceptions and evaluations of others? ... (more)
Athena Vouloumanos Cognition & Perception
Developmental
Is speech a special sound for humans? ... (more)
Tessa West Social How do individuals influence one another's thoughts and feelings during interpersonal interactions... (more)
Michael Westerman Clinical Why do some people relate to others in dysfunctional ways even though this leads to disappointments and distress? ... (more)
Jonathan Winawer Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How does biology support perception, and how does perception support cognition? ... (more)
David Wolitzky Clinical How do psychodynamic theories explain psychopathology and psychotherapy? ... (more)
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Administrative Faculty

 
Adrienne Gans Director MA Program Group Dynamics
Executive Coaching
Quality of Work Life
Andrew Hilford Associate Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies How do people decide whether or not they have seen or experienced something at some point in the past? ... (more)
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Teaching Faculty

 
photo Beth Bauer Clinical Assistant Professor How does knowledge of statistics help us make better choices? ... (more)
Barry Cohen Clinical Associate Professor Why do we tend to move our lips or even talk out loud when we are trying to think under very distracting circumstances? ... (more)
Adrienne Gans Director MA Program
Clinical Associate Professor
Group Dynamics
Executive Coaching
Quality of Work Life
photo Scott Eggebeen MA Program
I/O Coordinator
Clinical Associate Professor
How do we assess corporate leaders to determine who might best succeed at more advanced levels in the future? ... (more)
photo Scott Kellogg Clinical Assistant Professor  
  Marjorie McMeniman Clinical Assistant Professor  
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Emeritus & Retired Faculty

photo Doris Aaronson Cognition & Perception
How does language affect reading, memory, and problem solving? ... (more)
Shelly Chaiken Social
What does it take to change your mind? ... (more)
Murray Glanzer Cognition & Perception Currently I am studying basic aspects of recognition memory, applying signal detection theory. ... (more)
Leo Goldberger Clinical My research is on stress and coping, the Holocaust and altruistic behavior, psychoanalytic theory.
Martin Hoffman Clinical
Developmental
My long-term interest is social and emotional development, especially empathy, moral development, and the relation between the two. ... (more)
Bob Holt Clinical  
Del Jenkins Clinical I am interested in the traditional clinical topics of psychodynamically oriented psychodiagnosis and psychotherapy and in the psychological experience of people of color in America, especially the psychological experience of African-Americans. ... (more)
Lloyd Kaufman Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How do humans perceive depth and size at truly vast distances?
  John Krauskopf Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
More recently, I have concentrated on problems of color vision using both psychophysical and electrophysiological techniques. ... (more)
Jim Matthews Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Is togetherness in rodents more social than sexual? ... (more)
Diane Ruble Social
Developmental
Do girls learn to be girls? ... (more)
Paul Vitz   What is the intersection between Christian thought and theories of personality? ... (more)
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Associated Faculty

 
photo Ned Block Philosophy Dept.
Cognition & Perception
How can consciousness be explained in terms of the brain? ... (more)
Jerome Bruner School of Law
Developmental
I'm interested in the various institutional forms by which culture is passed on -- most particularly in school practices and in legal codes and legal praxis. ... (more)
Paul Glimcher Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
My research on planning and action in the oculomotor system focuses on two structures that seem to pass these movement-related decisions to the superior colliculus: the substantia nigra and the parietal cortex. ... (more)
Michael Hawken Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My interest is in the role neurons play in visual perception and visuomotor behavior. ... (more)
Lynne Kiorpes Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My current research efforts include studies of the development of visual function in young macaque monkeys under conditions of normal and abnormal visual experience. ... (more)
Joe LeDoux Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My current research is concerned with the identification of the neural systems and cellular mechanisms used by the brain to assign emotional significance to sensory stimuli. ... (more)
Tony Movshon Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
I am interested in the way the brain encodes and decodes visual information, and in the mechanisms that put that information to use in the control of behavior. ... (more)
Nava Rubin Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
I study human visual perception and the neural basis of vision. ... (more)
Mal Semple Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My research currently embraces studies at the auditory brainstem, midbrain, and cortex. ... (more)
Bob Shapley Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
My colleagues and I are interested in the neural mechanisms that lead to the visual perception of objects and patterns. ... (more)
Eero Simoncelli Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My research addresses a variety of basic issues in the analysis and representation of visual imagery. ... (more)
Wendy Suzuki Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
What are the neural mechanisms underlying memory? ... (more)
Sharon Weinberg Teaching & Learning  
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Affiliated Faculty

 

Howard Abikoff NYU Child Study Center  

LaRue Allen Steinhardt Applied Psychology Dept.  

Adam Alter Stern Marketing Department
Social
 

Joshua Aronson Steinhardt Applied Psychology Dept.
Social
 

Adam Buchwald Steinhardt's Dept. of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Cognition & Perception
What cognitive processes underlie the production and perception of spoken and written language? ... (more)

F. Xavier Castellanos NYU Child Study Center
Center for Brain Imaging
 

Lisa Davidson Department of Linguistics
Cognition & Perception
How do people learn to produce and perceive sounds that are not found in their native language?... (more)

Eric Dickson Department of Politics
Social
How do social identities affect political behavior and beliefs about the political world? ... (more)

Jonathan Haidt Business & Society Program Area
Social
I study morality and emotion, and how they vary across cultures.
Hal Hershfield Stern School of Business How do we interact with and care for our future selves?
Diane Hughes Steinhardt Applied Psychology
Social

What do parents communicate to their children about race and intergroup relations? ... (more)

Roozbeh Kiani Center for Neural Science
Neuroeconomics
How does the brain combine different sources of evidence to render a decision and guide behavior in an uncertain environment? ... (more)

Rachel Klein NYU Child Study Center  

Amy K Roy NYU Child Study Center  
Justin Kruger Stern Marketing Department
Social
How do people evaluate themselves and the world around them? ... (more)
Sudannah V. Levi Susannah Levi Steinhardt's Dept. of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Cognition & Perception
How do people learn to deal with variability in the speech signal? ... (more)

Joe Magee Wagner School of Public Service
Stern Management and
Organizations Department

Social
How does social structure affect individual and interpersonal psychology? ... (more)

Laurie Miller Brotman NYU Child Study Center
Edward Seidman Steinhardt Applied Psychology

How can we help at-risk adolescents? ... (more)

Cathy Tamis-LeMonda Steinhardt Applied Psychology  

Thomas Thesen Department of Neurology
Cognition & Perception
How does the brain integrate information from the different senses and process language? ... (more)

Niobe Way Steinhardt Applied Psychology  

Gerald Voelbel Steinhardt Occupational Therapy  
     
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MA Faculty/Adjunct Faculty

  Position Courses
photo Mike Abrams Adjunct Associate Professor Modern Psychological Treatments
Psychology of Sexuality
photo Rita Aiello Adjunct Associate Professor Psychology of Music
Robert Ausch Adjunct Assistant Professor Emotion and Its Development
Virginia Barber-Rioja Adjunct Assistant Professor Psychology of Violence
Deirdre Barrett Adjunct Assistant Professor  
Deborah Browning Adjunct Assistant Professor Psychology of Adolescence
Kenneth Carr Adjunct Professor Physiological Basis of Abnormal Behavior
Physiological Basis of Behavior
photo Barry Cohen Clinical Associate Professor Master's Statistics
Research Methods and Experience
photo Ben Dattner Adjunct Assistant Professor Organizational Development
photo Scott Eggebeen I/O Coordinator Performance Measurements and Rewards
Management Consulting
Applied Research Methods
photo Annette Flippen Adjunct Assistant Professor Work Motivation and Attitudes
Leadership and Strategic Change
Paulette Forte Adjunct Assistant Professor Introduction to Organizational Psychology
Psychology of Diversity
Jenifer Talley Adjunct Assistant Professor Psychology of Addiction
photo Andrew Getzfeld Adjunct Associate Professor Child Development
photo Leyla Gulcur Adjunct Assistant Professor   Cross-cultural Psychology
photo Matt Jones Adjunct Assistant Professor   Intro to I/O Psychology
Training in Organizations
Personnel Selection
Zoran Josipovic Adjunct Assistant Professor Cognitive Neuroscience
Affective Neuroscience
Pamela Karp Adjunct Assistant Professor   Introduction to Psychological Testing
Scott Barry Kaufman Adjunct Assistant Professor Cognitive Psychology
Stephanie Keer Adjunct Professor Master's Statistics
  Michael Klein Adjunct Assistant Professor Clinical Research Design
Stacey Lutz Adjunct Assistant Professor Psychology of Social Behavior
photo Boaz Mourad Adjunct Assistant Professor Psychology of Decision Making
Ozge Ozturk Adjunct Assistant Professor
Developmental Psychology
Jessica Pearson Adjunct Assistant Professor   Forensic Psychology
photo Robert Pierro Adjunct Assistant Professor   Foundations of Psychopathology
photo Christopher Rotolo Adjunct Assistant Professor Intro to I/O Psychology
Personnel Selection
Lise Saari Adjunct Assistant Professor Group Dynamics
Personality and Organizational Behavior
photo Suzan Uysal Adjunct Assistant Professor Neuropsychology
photo Zhana Vrangalova Adjunct Professor Laboratory in Personality and Social Psychology
Human Sexuality
  Barry Winkler Adjunct Assistant Professor Forensic Assessment
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