Alumnus Simon Fischer-Baum, PhD ’07 (Rice Univ.), was chosen by the National Science Foundation for its prestigious Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early-stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. The funded project is entitled, “Mapping the neural locus of cognitive processes in word reading.” Click the link above to read the award abstract.
News & Announcements Archive
Search Our Archives
Date: March 9, 2018
Date: February 2, 2018
On Jan. 22, faculty and students across various fields of science gathered together in Hodson Hall for the biennial Science of Learning Symposium. This past January marked the five-year anniversary for the Science of Learning Institute, which was founded in 2013. In her opening speech, Barbara Landau, director of the Science of Learning Institute and professor of cognitive science, explained what science of learning means.
Date: January 28, 2018
Our Spring 2018 Colloquium Series will feature Brian Dillon (UMass), Gillian Gallagher (NYU), Noah Goodman (Stanford), Malissa Kibbe (Boston), Kyrana Tsapkini (JH SOM), Kenn Apel (USC). Talk titles and abstracts will be posted to our event page at least 1 week in advance of each presentation.
Date: January 16, 2018
Alumnae Angelica Buerkin-Pontrelli, A&S ’11 BA (UPenn PhD student), Prof. Geraldine Legendre (JHU); Jennifer Culbertson, A&S ’10 PhD (University of Edinburgh); and Thierry Nazzi (Université Paris Descartes) were presented with the 2017 Best Paper in Language Award at the LSA 2018 annual meeting. Congratulations!
Date: January 7, 2018
Yuan Tao was awarded a Krieger School Science Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship to teach “Decoding the Brain: Multivariate Analysis in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience” in Fall 2018. Congratulations, Yuan. This award will provide full-time support for Yuan to teach her original course. We anticipate this course will be of great interest to Cognitive Science and Neuroscience majors with computational interests.
Date: November 22, 2017
Learn about the admissions and program requirements of the newly designed Computational Cognitive Science (CCS) Track within our PhD program! Click the link above.
Date: October 30, 2017
Congratulations, Arunima! This Mellon award will fund her project to join artists and writers from Johns Hopkins, MICA, Morgan State, and Loyola to create Charm City Stories: an art publication of responsive pieces inspired by stories of mental and physical health in Baltimore. Click to read more.
Date: September 8, 2017
Barbara Landau has received a 2018 William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, an honor that recognizes individuals for their “lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.”
Date: September 7, 2017
Our Fall 2017 Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Elizabeth Coppock (Boston University) on September 21st and Aude Oliva (MIT) on October 12th. The titles and abstracts for each talk will be distributed and posted to our event webpage at least a week preceding each talk.
Date: August 25, 2017
Join us in welcoming our six new PhD students who are joining our department this fall: Nicole, Tom, Kyriaki, Natalia, Grusha, and Hongru. They come from a variety of backgrounds and from all corners of the globe. We can’t wait to start working with them!