News & Announcements Archive

Dr. Smolensky: One of AI Magazine’s Most-Cited Authors

Dr. Smolensky: One of AI Magazine’s Most-Cited Authors

Dr. Paul Smolensky‘s 2022 paper on Neurocompositional computing: From the Central Paradox of Cognition to a new generation of AI systems was recently celebrated by AI Magazine as one of […]

Jane Li Receives an SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship!

Jane Li Receives an SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship!

Congratulations to PhD student Jane Li for receiving a Social Science and Humanities Research Council (of Canada) Doctoral Fellowship! Project Title: Allomorph computation in language production: a cross-linguistic study of […]

2024 Glushko Prize Winner Announced!

2024 Glushko Prize Winner Announced!

This year, we name Woo Jin Choi as our 2024 Glushko Outstanding Undergraduate Cognitive Scientist! Woo Jin will give a talk on May 22 at 12:30 pm.

Two CogSci Students Receive NSF GRFs

Two CogSci Students Receive NSF GRFs

PhD students Taylor Martinez and Kathy Garcia have the distinct honor of being selected as 2024 NSF Graduate Research Fellows! {…}

Now Available: Fall 2024 Cognitive Science Focal Area Course List

Now Available: Fall 2024 Cognitive Science Focal Area Course List

This list of focal area courses is designed to assist Cognitive Science majors and Linguistics minors make Fall 2024 course selections.

Meet Our New Grads

Meet Our New Grads

We have three new graduate students in Cognitive Science this spring. Join us in welcoming them to JHU!

Congratulations to Sofia Rest, PURA Recipient

Congratulations to Sofia Rest, PURA Recipient

Dual Computer Science and Cognitive Science major Sofia Rest received a Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to fund her research project on Production planning of allomorphs in nonword inflection with Prof. Colin Wilson and PhD student Jane Li as her mentors.

Cognitive Science at the F23 AI-X Foundry Symposium

Cognitive Science at the F23 AI-X Foundry Symposium

The symposium called on participation from community members interested in the cutting-edge applications of AI in research and knowledge creation. Cognitive Science plays an important role in AI and several of our trainees were selected to present lightning talks and research posters. Read more…

Meet Our New Graduate Students!

Meet Our New Graduate Students!

This Fall, we have 8 new graduate students. Please give them a warm welcome! New PhD cohort: Ella Buring, Ray Chen, Jorie Fleming, Ananya Passi, Alex Shilen. New MA cohort: Rosie Catron, Tailai Shen, Yingqi Rong.

JHU-Georgetown NSF BCS Collaborative Grant Awarded

JHU-Georgetown NSF BCS Collaborative Grant Awarded

NSF awarded PIs Barbara Landau (JHU) and Elissa Newport (Georgetown) a collaborative grant entitled “Collaborative Research: The developmental course of cerebral lateralization for space and language.” This project uses behavioral testing and fMRI to investigate how behavior and the pattern of brain activation for language and visual-spatial abilities changes between ages 5-11, with deep implications for childhood education.