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.
News & Announcements Archive
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.
Professor Mick Bonner is among the 37 early career faculty members selected to receive a Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award this year. His project is entitled “Canonical representations of artificial and […]
This year, we name Zihan Wang as our 2023 Glushko Outstanding Undergraduate Cognitive Scientist! Check out her talk on May 12th! Since her freshman year, Zihan Wang has conducted research continuously in an interdisciplinary Cognitive-Science–Computer-Science–Education lab, whose [...]
PhD student Hannah Small has the distinct honor of being selected as a 2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient. Her funded project is entitled, “Revealing the computational benefits of brain […]
PhD student Rennie Pasquinelli had a paper on "The Development of Left Hemisphere Lateralization for Sentence-Level Prosodic Processing" recently published in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. It has clinical implications for language development in general, but also for people with cochlear implants.
NIMH funded Prof. Leyla Isik’s R01 proposal on “The neural computations underlying human social interaction recognition.”
Fifth year PhD student Suhas Arehalli, received a Distinguished Paper Award for his paper at the Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL) 2022. The paper, Syntactic Surprisal From Neural […]
An Nguyen is first author of “The acquisition of wh-questions: Beyond structural economy and input frequency,” written with advisor Prof. Geraldine Legendre. This paper was selected by the Language Acquisition […]
In July 2023, Dr. Annemarie Kocab will join our department as an assistant professor. Her research seeks to understand what properties of the human mind give rise to language and how the structure of language reflects the structure of the mind. Dr. Kocab is currently recruiting graduate students, postdocs, and a lab manager to join the lab starting Summer/Fall 2023. [...]