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JHU Operations Remote/Online Due to COVID-19

While the university remains open, telework is the first choice and priority for as many employees as possible. E-mail is the best way to reach department members at this time.


Meet our new PhD student

Meet our new PhD student
Manasi Malik begins the PhD program in cognitive science this spring. Lets give her a warm welcome to JHU! Manasi holds a BTech in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the […]


Music on the Mind

Music on the Mind
In her Music Cognition course, Hopkins alum and senior lecturer Monica Lopez-Gonzalez examines music through a highly interdisciplinary lens in order to answer complex questions of human brain function and development.


Najoung Kim Receives NSF Grant

Najoung Kim Receives NSF Grant
Join us in congratulating fifth-year PhD student Najoung Kim for receiving an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant in Linguistics! Najoung’s dissertation, entitled “Compositional Linguistic Generalization in Human and Machine Learning,” will investigate generalization […]


Two Cognitive Science Majors Receive PURAs

Carol Lu and Shreya Wadhwa are among the selected undergraduates to receive Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards to support their independent research in the coming year! Carol will be mentored by Dr. Marina Bedny […]


Best Student Paper Award

Best Student Paper Award
Kyriaki Neophytou received the Best Student Paper Award for “A tool for automatic scoring of spelling” at the Academy of Aphasia conference. Congrats, Kyriaki!


Spring 2021 Focal Area Courses Now Available

This list of focal area courses should help Cognitive Science majors and Linguistics minors make Spring 2021 course selections. Spring registration has been delayed. Expect it to open Nov 13th.


Graduate Spotlight: Najoung Kim

Graduate Spotlight: Najoung Kim
“This summer, I interned with Deepak Ramachandran and Ellie Pavlick at Google Research on improving Question Answering (QA) systems, and will be continuing to work on this project part-time as […]


Meet our new Grads

Meet our new Grads
We have five new graduate students this fall. Join us in welcoming them to JHU!


Graduate Spotlight: Grusha Prasad

Graduate Spotlight: Grusha Prasad
PhD student Grusha Prasad will be remotely interning with Adina Williams at Facebook AI Research this fall. “While existing neural network models perform surprisingly well on several linguistic tasks, there […]


Announcing the Fall 2020 Virtual Colloquium Series

This series will feature Drs. Jane Chandlee (Haverford), Nikolaus Kriegeskorte (Columbia), Heather Burnett (CNRS), Dan Yamins (Stanford), and Mel Goodale (Western Ontario). Visit our events calendar for more detail.