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Aaron White Accepts an Assistant Professorship

Aaron Steven White will soon join University of Rochester as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics and the Goergen Institute for Data Science. Bravo, Aaron! Click the link above to read more.

Celia Litovsky Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The NSF GRF program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based graduate degrees at accredited US institutions. Celia’s funded project is a cognitive neuropsychology study investigating visually guided reaching of an optic ataxia patient, advised by Dr. Michael McCloskey.

Cognitive Science Conference: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

April 1 | The JHU chapter of Omega Psi presents its second annual conference! The event features 3 speakers whose research are at the frontiers of cognitive science. Student researchers will have an opportunity to present at the conference. Attendees will be able to network with guest speakers and faculty members while enjoying good food after the event.

Rapp studies brain recovery after strokes

Prof. Rapp discusses her background and current research. Her lab primarily investigates dysgraphia, or spelling problems in stroke patients. Hopefully, the data her project has generated will allow stroke patients to receive a more personalized approach to recovery.

Omega Psi is Officially Incorporated

Omega Psi is proud to have recently achieved registered incorporation status in the State of Maryland! This is a big accomplishment. Not only does it bring them one step closer to becoming a full non-profit honor society, but it also signifies the hard work of many individuals at universities across the nation involved in Omega Psi.

Jeremy Purcell Receives a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jeremy Purcell was awarded a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship to teach “Windows to the mind: A Survey of neuroimaging methods for exploring cognition,” an upper-level undergraduate seminar he designed. It will be offered in Fall 2017. Congratulations, Jeremy. Follow the link above to read the course description.

Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Spring 2017

Our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series will feature Drs. Anna Papafragou (U Del) on March 9th and Lori Holt (Carnegie Mellon) on April 27th. The titles and abstracts for each talk will be distributed and posted on the event webpage the week immediately preceding each talk.

Bob Wiley Receives a Dean’s Teaching Fellowship

Bob Wiley, a fifth year PhD student, has been awarded a 2017-18 Dean’s Teaching Fellowship to teach an upper-level undergraduate seminar entitled “Writing Matters: Written Language and the Brain,” a course of his own design. It will be offered in the 2017-18 academic year. Congratulations, Bob! Follow the link above to read the course description.

Congratulations to our recent PhDs!

Emily Atkinson (left) and Bonnie Breining (right) both successfully defended in September 2016. Their degrees will be conferred this December 2016. Congratulations!