The HUMAN Project Featured in the New York Times

On Sunday, June 4th, The HUMAN Project was featured in a New York Times article that highlighted the project and director Paul W. Glimcher. In this piece, Times staff science writer, Marc Santora describes  The HUMAN Project as the future of big data and its future as “an atlas for the entire human experience.”

To read the article, please click on the link here.

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The HUMAN Project

The HUMAN Project is the first interdisciplinary big data bio-behavioral longitudinal study that will provide a data platform that will be a resource for the entire research community. The THP will study 10,000 New York City residents for 20 years, gathering measurements across neuroscience, genetics, psychology, economics, sociology, and urban informatics to truly understand the dynamic interplay between biology, behavior, and the environment in the bio-behavioral complex. Click here to submit an RFI.

Three Exciting Papers Published by ISDM Prof. Jay van Bavel

May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Jay van Bavel, who collaborated in three papers that have recently been published. For the paper, Decoding “us” and…

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Suboptimal Criterion Learning in Static and Dynamic Environments

AUTHORS: Elyse H. Norton, Stephen M. Fleming, Nathaniel D. Daw, and Michael S. Landy


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