News & Announcements

Kyriaki Neophytou Receives Onassis Award

Kyriaki Neophytou
PhD student Kyriaki Neophytou won an Onassis Scholarship. The funded project is entitled, “The neural instantiation of concrete and abstract words: local and global organization in healthy and semantically impaired people.” In sum, this project is about using multivariate analysis methods of fMRI data to investigate the neural organization differences between concrete and abstract words. Concrete […]

Emalie McMahon Received NSF Fellowship

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In April, incoming PhD student Emalie McMahon had the distinct honor of being selected as a 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient. Her funded project is entitled, “Real Object Perception in the Human Visual System.” The aim of the project is to investigate how the human visual system processes 3D object shape during grasping. During […]

Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Fall 2019

Our Fall 2019 Colloquium Series will feature Drs. Rushen Shi (Université du Québec à Montréal) and Talia Konkle (Harvard).  Talk titles and abstracts will be posted to our event page at least 1 week in advance of each presentation.

Leyla Isik Joins the Department!

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We welcome Dr. Leyla Isik as our newest assistant professor. Until recently, she was a postdoctoral associate in the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines (MIT/Harvard). Leyla starts July 1st.  Welcome to the team, Leyla! As an alumnae of the JHU Biomedical Engineering program, we hope it feels like coming home.