News & Announcements Archive


Hiring: Assistant/Associate Professor in Computational (Psycho)linguistics

The Department of Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University is seeking to fill a tenure-track / tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of computational linguistics/psycholinguistics. Application review begins October 25, 2022.


New Faculty Announcement

New Faculty Announcement
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. [...]


Graduate Program Applications Now Open

The graduate programs in Cognitive Science are now accepting applications. We offer an MA and a PhD program in Cognitive Science. Apply today!


Vivien Thomas PhD Scholars, Application Cycle 2022-23

Vivien Thomas PhD Scholars, Application Cycle 2022-23
The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative (VTSI) is an endowed fellowship program for PhD students in STEM fields. It provides full tuition, stipend, and benefits while also providing targeted mentoring, networking, community, and professional development opportunities. Students who have attended a HBCU or other MSI for undergraduate study are eligible to apply. [...]


Studying Brain Response to Social Interaction

Studying Brain Response to Social Interaction
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor Leyla Isik’s social vision research focuses on understanding how humans distill social information about others from what we see. “It’s just a ubiquitous thing that we’re always doing… You can’t stop looking at people and thinking about them,” Isik says. “Large portions of your brain are dedicated to recognizing these abilities, but we still don’t really understand how you do this.”  Read more about her research in the Spring 2022 issue of Arts & Sciences Magazine.


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 […]