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All Spring 2020 Cognitive Science Colloquia have been cancelled in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope that the speakers who were expected to visit will reschedule for next year. Thank you for your understanding.
Karen Clothier and Emory Davis finished their PhD requirements this fall! Congrats! Their degrees will be conferred in May 2020. They share in common that they were co-advised by Drs. Barbara Landau and Kyle Rawlins. Where will they go next? [Read more]
Check out Dr. Paul Smolensky's latest Microsoft Research Blog post entitled "Next-generation architectures bridge gap between neural and symbolic representations with neural symbols." He describes work presented at the recent Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2019 meeting.
Tom McCoy. Tom - a Cognitive Science PhD student - started mapping crosswords on graph paper during his senior year in high school. Now a third-year graduate student in cognitive science at Johns Hopkins, McCoy has had 33 puzzles published in The New York Times and is the mastermind behind the university's end-of-year crossword.
Cognitive Science majors Subin Han '21, Peter Zhu '21, and Coleman Haley '20 received Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards. These $3000 fellowships will help fund their independent research projects in the coming year. Their projects will be presented at DREAMS on April 24, 2020 or DREAMS 2021 (date TBD) to the Hopkins community.
Dr. Monica Lopez received a 2019 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award, bestowed by the President and the Alumni Association of JHU. Monica is a PhD alum and new senior lecturer of the Department of Cognitive Science.
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 […]