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NYU Abu Dhabi social science research and faculty are frequently featured in local and international media.

NYUAD programme 'nudges' Abu Dhabi seniors to triple their exercise
Forever Fit booklet gets older residents moving for 15 minutes a day.
The National | June 19, 2022

Is money everything? Research shows payday makes us act more selflessly
A team of researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi looked into whether wealth was linked to selfishness.
The National | August 11, 2021