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Date: April 23, 2018
Date: July 15, 2018
Assistant research scientist Dr. Jeremy Purcell accepted a position as a Faculty Specialist at the UMd Neuroimaging Center, starting in August. Congrats, Jeremy!
Date: July 3, 2018
Join us in welcoming Prof. Géraldine Legendre in her new role as Chair of the Department of Cognitive Science!
Date: May 23, 2018
Each spring, our faculty members choose a graduating cognitive science major with the strongest combination of academic excellence and outstanding accomplishments in research. This year, Arunima Vijay receives the honor.
Date: May 16, 2018
Since publishing a research study she led about the peculiarities of the letter “g,” Kimberly Wong, a junior studying cognitive science, has been congratulated by people she barely knows, watched as friends and family shared links to news articles about the study, and fielded countless interview requests from reporters.
Date: May 4, 2018
At a departmental reception, Brenda Rapp “passed the torch” to Geraldine Legendre, who will take over as chair of the Department of Cognitive Science on July 1, 2018. See the moment captured in this fun candid shot!
Date: May 4, 2018
Two Cognitive Science groups received Technology Fellowship Grants from the JHU Center for Educational Resources (CER). [Click to read more]
Date: May 1, 2018
Dr. Barbara Landau was among the 84 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences, announced today, May 1, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing original research. Congratulations, Dr. Landau. [Click to read more]
Date: April 6, 2018
We congratulate Tom McCoy, a first year PhD student, for receiving an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for his project entitled, “Assessing the Capacity of Computational Models to Make Linguistic Generalizations.” Tom will be working with Drs. Tal Linzen (JHU) and Bob Frank (Yale, previously JHU). [Click to read more]
Date: April 5, 2018
This fun study shows how most people are essentially unaware of the more common version of the lowercase print letter “g” and explores the possible implications. The paper was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, authored by junior Kimberly Wong, alum Frempongma Wadee (A&S ’17 BA), grad student Gali Elenblum and Prof. McCloskey.