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.
We are seeking motivated students interested in joining our PhD program in Cognitive Science. Applications are due December 1, 2023. Also check out the application mentoring and unique VTSI fellowship opportunity. Read more…
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…
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.
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.”