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“Princeton University has a longstanding commitment to service, reflected in Princeton’s informal motto — Princeton in the nation’s service and the service of humanity — and exemplified by the extraordinary contributions that Princetonians make to society.”

Christopher L. Eisgruber
President of Princeton University, Class of 1983

Assistant professor
Princeton University
Henry R. Luce Professor of Information Technology, Consciousness and Culture
Princeton University
Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Princeton University
June 1, 2023
NOMIS researcher Tom Griffiths and colleagues have pinpointed a link between the psychological concept of delayed gratification with the choice to socially distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, finding that stress […]
January 11, 2023
NOMIS Awardee Janet Currie, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and the Co-director of Princeton’s Center for Health and Wellbeing, has recently been elected president of the […]
January 24, 2022
The insights of NOMIS researcher Tom Griffiths and colleagues have been featured in an article in The Guardian that explores the changing approach to knowledge acquisition. Griffiths is leading The […]
December 22, 2021
NOMIS Awardee Janet Currie and postdoctoral research associate Esmée Zwiers have published a study in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) suggesting that antidepressants may be overprescribed for treating […]
August 30, 2021
NOMIS Awardee Janet Currie testified before the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth on July 29, arguing that, because economic disparities affect the health, wellness […]
June 13, 2021
NOMIS researcher Tom Griffiths and colleagues have shown how they can leverage machine learning to evaluate classical decision theories, increase their predictive power, and generate new theories of decision-making. Their […]
October 5, 2020
NOMIS Awardee Janet Currie and economists David Dorn and Branko Milanovic will participate in a public online panel discussion, “Inequality – facts and consequences,” hosted by the University of Zurich […]
September 22, 2020
NOMIS Awardee Janet Currie and Princeton University PhD candidate Emily Cuddy have published a study highlighting the discrepancy in mental health treatment among children. PRINCETON, N.J.–Children are struggling with mental […]
August 5, 2020
NOMIS Awardee Janet Currie will share her insights on how decision makers can best evaluate and understand COVID-19 data at a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine webinar on […]
April 27, 2020
In a Princeton University news-focused series featuring faculty who present their views on current events, NOMIS Awardee Janet Currie shared her insights into how the global pandemic has impacted mothers […]
April 30, 2019
National Academy of Sciences Elects Members and Foreign Associates; Historic Number of Women Elected to Its Membership The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 100 new members […]
February 8, 2019
We are delighted to announce the three new recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award — congratulations to Adriano Aguzzi, Janet Currie and Antonio Rangel. Recognizing their outstanding […]
August 1, 2023
Abstract: Effectively updating one’s beliefs requires sufficient empirical evidence (i.e., data) and the computational capacity to process it. Yet both data and computational resources are limited for human minds. Here, we […]
August 1, 2023
Abstract: On-line decision problems – in which a decision is made based on a sequence of past events without knowledge of the future – have been extensively studied in theoretical computer […]
August 1, 2023
Abstract: Theories in cognitive science are primarily aimed at explaining human behavior in general, appealing to universal constructs such as perception or attention. When it is considered, modeling of individual differences […]
May 29, 2023
Abstract: Background and Objectives: Children with asthma who have depressed caregivers are known to be less adherent to medication regimes. However, it is less clear how adherence responds to a caregiver’s […]
January 1, 2022
Abstract: The continuing drug overdose crisis in the U.S. has highlighted the urgent need for greater access to treatment. This paper examines the impact of openings and closings of substance use […]
April 1, 2020
Abstract: Child health is increasingly understood to be a critical form of human capital, but only recently have we begun to understand how valuable it is and how its development could […]