News & Announcements Archive


Prof. Rapp Elected to Society of Experimental Psychologists

Prof. Rapp Elected to Society of Experimental Psychologists
Please join us in congratulating Brenda Rapp, who has just been elected to the Society of Experimental Psychologists.  Membership is a great honor as it recognizes significant accomplishments in experimental […]


Student Receives APA Dissertation Award

Student Receives APA Dissertation Award
Congratulations to Grusha Prasad for receiving an American Psychological Association (APA) Dissertation Research Award! The title of the dissertation is “Using priming in humans and neural networks to evaluate predictions […]


Announcing Inaugural Vivien Thomas Scholars Application Cycle

Announcing Inaugural Vivien Thomas Scholars Application Cycle
The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative is a new endowed fellowship program dedicated to nurturing diverse STEM talent that exists at HBCUs and MSIs. The Department of Cognitive Science is thrilled to have its PhD program participating in this initiative! Scholarship applications are due Dec. 1. [...]


A Round of Applause for Recent PhD Completers

Lets take a moment to acknowledge the accomplishments of several of our PhD graduates who finished this year: Celia Litovsky, Jane Lutken, Donald Li, and Najoung Kim. Click to read more about their first positions. [...]


Welcome New Graduate Students!

We have many new graduate students joining department this year. Join us in welcoming them to Hopkins! [...]


Student Wins BUCLD Paper Award

Student Wins BUCLD Paper Award
Rennie Pasquinelli received this year’s Jean Berko-Gleason Award for her paper on “Tense acquisition in Williams syndrome: The interaction of rules with long-term memory impairment”. The award is given annually at […]


Undergraduate Spotlight: Jiayu Shao

Undergraduate Spotlight: Jiayu Shao
Jiayu Shao, '21 graduated with a major in neuroscience. He spent a significant amount of time as an RA in our Bonner Lab as a student. The experience he gained launched him into a two-year postbaccalaureate position at the National Institute of Mental Health conducting research on scene and abstract concept representation. [...]