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  • 1:05:04 When the Mind Matters for Morality

    When the Mind Matters for Morality

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    Liane Young, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Boston CollegeAbstract: Mental state reasoning is critical for moral cognition, allowing us to distinguish, for example, murder from manslaughter. I will present neural evidence for distinct cognitive compon

  • 57:08 Center for Urban Science and Progress Press Conference

    Center for Urban Science and Progress Press Conference

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    On April 23, 2012, Mayor Bloomberg announced the launch of the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), an applied science research institute that is being created by New York University and NYU-Poly with a consortium of world-class universities and

  • 56:05 Are Intuitions Heuristics?

    Are Intuitions Heuristics?

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    S. Matthew Liao, Associate Director, Center for Bioethics; Clinical Associate Professor of Bioethics; Affiliated Professor of Philosophy, New York University.Abstract: Many psychologists and philosophers are attracted to the idea that intuitions are heuri

  • 50:21 Anne Marie Slaughter

    Anne Marie Slaughter

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    Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, The Role of Citizens and Citizenship Values in Reviving Our Democracy.Dr. Slaughter delivered the keynote address at the United Citizens event, sponsored by the John Brademas Center at NYU. Dr. Slaughter is a university professor

  • 51:00 Morphing Morals: Neurochemical Modulation of Moral Judgment and Behavior

    Morphing Morals: Neurochemical Modulation of Moral Judgment and Behavior

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    Molly Crockett, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory for Social & Neural Systems Research,Department of Economics, University of ZurichAbstract: Neuroscientists are now discovering how hormones and brain chemicals shape social behavior,

  • 36:32 Teaching with Technology Conference

    Teaching with Technology Conference

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    Keynote Address by Clay Shirky"Massively Collaborative: Teaching and Research in a Networked Age"The NYU Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce Teaching with Technology, a full-day conference open to faculty and graduate students featuring

  • 1:04:44 Sustainable Hospitality: Student and Alumni Panel Discussion

    Sustainable Hospitality: Student and Alumni Panel Discussion

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    Discussion includes state of sustainable practices within the hospitality industry and ongoing industry research. Also to be discussed are comparisons and interactions with other sectors, such as real estate, as well as academic programs at NYU and EHL. M

  • 23:53 Moral Enhancement and the Law

    Moral Enhancement and the Law

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    Maxwell Mehlman, Professor of Bioethics & Law, Case Western Reserve UniversityAbstract: The invention of a drug that enhanced moral judgment would raise a number of legal issues. What should the impact be of taking the drug, or refusing or being unabl

  • 2:12:14 Head Injuries in Sports: Care, Conflict, and Controversy

    Head Injuries in Sports: Care, Conflict, and Controversy

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    This panel discussion features industry, academic, and clinical expertsexploring the economic, ethical and professional pressures placed onathletes and why this has become a critical social and health concern.

  • 1:06:50 BRICS, Human Rights, and the New International Legal Order

    BRICS, Human Rights, and the New International Legal Order

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    Jorge Castañeda, Jacob K. Javits Visiting Professor and Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University, and Mexico's former secretary of foreign affairs, will deliver the 2012 Jacob K. Jav

  • 1:32:51 The Wisdom of the Humanities: Building Meaningful Lives and Successful Careers

    The Wisdom of the Humanities: Building Meaningful Lives and Successful Careers

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    A round table discussion featuring five individuals describing diverse paths they have taken since majoring in the humanities as undergraduates. This event will offer practical and personal advice on developing your interests and skills in the humanities

  • 57:15 The Representation of Reinforcement Values in Care-Based Morality

    The Representation of Reinforcement Values in Care-Based Morality

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    James Blair, Chief of the Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, NIHAbstract: This talk will concentrate on two brain areas critical for the development of care-based morality (social rules covering harm to others).

  • 1:35:22 Making Patient-Centered Care a Reality

    Making Patient-Centered Care a Reality

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    New York University College of Nursing's Dean Judi Haber along with the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation will host a panel presentation and discussion on "Making Patient Centered Care a Reality: A Nursing Perspective."Patient-centered care is a key concep

  • 1:08:31 The Surpreme Court Healthcare Ruling

    The Surpreme Court Healthcare Ruling

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    Implications and Opportunities from a Nursing PerspectiveEileen Sullivan-Marx PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean & Erline Perkins McGriff ProfessorChristine Kovner, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor

  • 1:15:23 Haiti: Post-Catastrophe Reconstruction

    Haiti: Post-Catastrophe Reconstruction

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    As a student enrolled in the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, you'll have opportunities to take courses around the world that will provide a global perspective of the real estate finance, development, and construction industries. You'll benefit from t

  • 1:24:37 Our Energy Efficiency Paradox: Psychological Barriers to 'No-Brainer' Solutions

    Our Energy Efficiency Paradox: Psychological Barriers to 'No-Brainer' Solutions

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    In her public lecture, "Our Energy Efficiency Paradox: Psychological Barriers to 'No-Brainer' Solutions," Weber, the Jerome A. Chazen Professor of International Business at Columbia Business School and a professor of psychology at Columbia University's Ea

  • 1:18:04 Offshore Accounts, Tax Amnesties And Tax Compliance From The Graduate Tax Program At NYU Law

    Offshore Accounts, Tax Amnesties And Tax Compliance From The Graduate Tax Program At NYU Law

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    On Tuesday, April 3, the Graduate Tax Program at NYU School of Law hosted an event titled "Offshore Accounts, Tax Amnesties and Tax Compliance." In recent ye...

  • 1:04:53 Beyond Point-And-Shoot Morality: Why Cognitive (Neuro)Science Matters for Ethics

    Beyond Point-And-Shoot Morality: Why Cognitive (Neuro)Science Matters for Ethics

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    Joshua Greene, John & Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences Department of Psychology, Harvard UniversityAbstract: Does the "is" is of empirical moral psychology have implications for the "ought" of normative ethics? I'll argue that it

  • 1:02:13 Sustainable Hospitality: Faculty Panel Discussion

    Sustainable Hospitality: Faculty Panel Discussion

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    Discussion includes state of sustainable practices within the hospitality industry and ongoing industry research. Also to be discussed are comparisons and interactions with other sectors, such as real estate, as well as academic programs at NYU and EHL. M

  • 1:29:59 NYU Stern Economic Outlook Forum

    NYU Stern Economic Outlook Forum

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    The first Stern Economic Outlook Forum, a panel of three leading economists from Wall Street firms, was held on September 10, 2012. David Greenlaw, Jan Hatzius, and Peter Hooper made brief presentations regarding the economic and market outlook, followed

  • 56:05 The Moral Life of Babies and Why It Matters

    The Moral Life of Babies and Why It Matters

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    Paul Bloom, Brooks & Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology & Cognitive Science, Yale UniversityAbstract: This talk will explore three case-studies of moral psychology: (1) Physical contact, such as helping, hindering, and hitting; (2) Fair and unf

  • 38:01 Media, Education and Sustainable Social Change (Situating Sustainability Series)

    Media, Education and Sustainable Social Change (Situating Sustainability Series)

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    Presented by Mathangi Subramanian

  • 1:25:30 The End of Capitalism? - David Harvey (Penn Humanities Forum, 30 Nov 2011)

    The End of Capitalism? - David Harvey (Penn Humanities Forum, 30 Nov 2011)

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    David Harvey, Professor of Geography and AnthropologyGraduate Center, City University of New York.Three years after the near collapse of global financial markets, America is still struggling with unemployment, debt, and foreclosure, European governments a

  • 54:16 Food Aid Panel Part 2

    Food Aid Panel Part 2

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    FoodPolicy.US convened a broad-based panel of expert stakeholders at the DC campus of New York University to frame the critical debate around proposed reforms to U.S. international food aid.The Honorable Dan Glickman, Former Secretary of Agriculture, mode

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