Press and Awards

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“Memory”

Netflix Series, The Mind Explained, 2019



Stress Makes It Harder to Recognize Danger
Psychology Today, October 16, 2018


Academic Harvard: The Inaugural Symposiums
Harvard Magazine, October 5, 2018




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People Learn to Punish Moral Violation
Psychology Today, September 12th, 2018


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Potential Benefit to Memories of Terrorism
Scientific American, April 3, 2018



Trusting a Stranger May Be a Case of Deja Vu
U.S. News & World Report, January 29, 2018






Why Do Our Memories Change?
Scientific American, February 10, 2017



Your Memory Is Not Like a Computer's
New York Magazine, November 21, 2016




9 Facts About Emotional Memories Recall
Minnesota Public Radio MPRNews, March 24, 2015




You Have No Idea What Happened
The New Yorker, February 4, 2015


How the Brain Stores Trivial Memories, Just in Case
The New York Times, January 21, 2015





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The science of fear
The Week, November 30, 2014




Painful memories eased by inhaling xenon gas
NewScientist, August 29th, 2014


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Why We Can't Trust Our Memories
Discover Magazine, July 23, 2014


Partial Recall
The New Yorker, May 19, 2014


Shock Therapy can Erase Bad Memories, Researchers Say
Nature World News, December 24, 2013




The Discrimination Tax
Scientific American, December 10, 2013


How to Erase Bad Memories
MIND Guest Blog, Scientific American, November 25, 2013


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The Cost of Racial Bias in Economic Decisions
ScienceDaily, October 17, 2013


How Neuroscience Could Help Identify Racial Bias 
Brains on Trial with Alan Alda, Episode 1, PBS, September 11, 2013




The Problem with the Neuroscience Backlash
The New Yorker, June 19, 2013


The Marketplace in Your Brain
The Chronicle, September 24, 2012


How the Brain Views Race
Scientific American, June 26, 2012



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When Memory Committs an Injustice
Wall Street Journal, April 13, 2012


The Certainty of Memory Has Its Day in Court
The New York Times, November 28, 2011



Lean Toward the Sunny Side, but Don’t Overdo It
The New York Times, September 23, 2011


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Do You Really Remember Where You Were on 9/11?
Live Science, September 11, 2011




Woman Never Experiences Fear
ABC News, December 16, 2010


Meet the woman without fear
Discover Magazine, December 16, 2010 



Fear memories erased without drugs
Nature, December 9, 2009




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Optimism brain regions identified
Nature, October 24, 2007



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Making sense of memory
CBS News, January 4, 2007

 
 

Awards

2019

Javiera Oyarzun received the Post-doctoral TL1 Clinical Research Training Award by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, NYU.

Elizabeth Phelps received the Association for Psychological Science William James Fellow Award.

2018

Elizabeth Phelps received the Thomas W. Salmon Award

Candace Raio received the NARSAD Young Investigator Award, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Candace Raio received the Association for Psychological Science Rising Star Award

Candace Raio received the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA) Career Development Leadership Award

2016

Karolina Lempert received Douglas and Katherine Fryer Thesis Fellowship in Psychology.

Mathew Hakimi won the 2016 Doris Aaronson Award for outstanding departmental research for his Honors Thesis, as well as Best in Poster Presentation Award at the NYU College of Arts and Science 42nd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference.

Candace Raio received the NeuroLeadership Award for Breakthrough Research (1st Runner up)

Karolina Lempert received the Douglas H. and Katharine Fryer Thesis Fellowship (for Best Doctoral Thesis in Psychology)

Karolina Lempert received the NYU Center for Brain Imaging Pilot Research Grant (2x)

2015

Claire Gillan was awarded the BAP Junior Psychopharmacology Award for excellence in psychopharmacology research.

Gus Baker won the 2015 Ravi and Nalni Saligram Research Scholar for writing the best undergraduate grant proposal

Karolina Lempert received the 2013-2015: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Karolina Lempert received the NYU Center for Brain Imaging Pilot Research Grant (2x)

Karolina Lempert 2015: Shanghai Neuroeconomics Collective Summer School

Karolina Lempert received the Society for Biological Psychiatry Predoctoral Scholars Travel Grant

Peter Sokol-Hessner was the NeuroLeadership Application of Science Award Winner

2014

Chrissy Sandman won the 2014 Doris Aaronson Award for outstanding departmental research for her Honors Thesis.

Liz Phelps receives the Distinguished Scholar Award from The Social and Affective Neuroscience Society.

Jennifer Lenow won the NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship.

Chrissy Sandman receives Best Poster in the NYU Undergraduate Research Conference

Karolina Lempert received the NYU Katzell Fellowship in Psychology for summer research

Karolina Lempert NIMH Summer Institue for Cognitive Neuroscience

Karolina Lempert received the NYU GSAS Dean's Student Travel Grant

2013

Joseph Dunsmoor won the CNS NIMH training program in Learning, Development and Plasticity.

Elizabeth Goldfarb and Karolina Lempert won the NSF's Graduate Research Fellowships.

Karolina Lempert received the 2013-2015: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Karolina Lempert received the Kavli Foundation Student Travel grant for Neuroeconomics Conference

2012

Liz Phelps named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Liz Phelps elected incoming President of the Association of Psychological Science.

Catherine Hartley receives James McKeen Cattell Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, Honorable Mention.

Laura Palazzolo receives Dean's Undergraduate Research Conference 2012 Best Panel Award.

Ulrike Rimmele - Summer Insitute in Cognitive Neuroscience, Santa Barbara, California

2011

Jian Li receives Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Awards in Neuroscience.

2010

Daniela Schiller receives New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Award.

Daniela Schiller receives Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists, The New York Academy of Sciences

Catherine Hartley receives APA Dissertation Research award.

Emma Ferneyhough receives Douglas and Katherine Fryer Thesis Fellowship in Psychology.

Jeffrey Hamilton receives Doris Aaronson Award for Outstanding Departmental Honors Thesis.

Jeffrey Hamilton receives Best Poster in the NYU Undergraduate Research Conference.

Ulrike Rimmele - Travel Award, isconsin Symposium of Emotion, Madison, Wisconsin

Ulrike Rimmele - Travel Award, Changing People, Changing Brains Conference University Konstanz, Germany

2009

Peter Sokol-Hessner receives Douglas and Katherine Fryer Thesis Fellowship in Psychology.

Peter Sokol-Hessner Douglas & Katherine Fryer Thesis Fellowship in Psychology

Ulrike Rimmele - Research prize Biopsychology, German Society for Psychology

2007

Daniela Schiller receives Motivational Neuronal Network Conference, France-- Travel Award

Daniela Schiller receives OIST Workshop on Cognitive Neurobiology, Japan-- Scholarship Award

Tali Sharot received the Weizmann Institute--NYU Collaborative Fund in Neuroscience Grant

Tali Sharot - Cattell Dissertation Award Finalist, New York Academy of Science

2006

Tali Sharot - Margaret and Herman Sokol Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

2005

Daniela Schiller receives Okinawa Computational Neuroscience Course, Japan-- Scholarship Award

Tali Sharot received the Fryer Award for Dissertation Proposal, New York University

2004

Daniela Schiller receives Fulbright Post-doctoral Scholar Award, The Fulbright Foundation

Joseph Dunsmoor won the K99 Transition to Independence Award from NIMH

2003

Tali Sharot - McDonnell Summer Institue in Cognitive Neuroscience Fellowship

2002

Tali Sharot - McDonnell Summer Institue in Cognitive Neuroscience Fellowship

Tali Sharot - MA Scholar Honor Status, New York University