News & Announcements Archive


Omega Psi – An International Honor Society!

Omega Psi – An International Honor Society!
Omega Psi, the Cognitive Science Undergraduate Society (CSUS) at Johns Hopkins, was approved as an international honor society by the Cognitive Science Society. Congratulations, Omega Psi!


Dr. Alan Yuille Joins the Faculty

Please welcome Dr. Alan Yuille as the newest member of our faculty. As a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor (BDP), he will have a joint appointment with the departments of Cognitive Science and Computer Science beginning in Spring 2016. Dr. Yuille's research spans the fields of computer vision, vision science, and neuroscience. Read more about this announcement in the Hub article.


Dr. Soojin Park Wins Catalyst Award

Dr. Soojin Park Wins Catalyst Award
Congratulations to Dr. Soojin Park for receiving the Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award! This award supports the promising research and creative endeavors of early career faculty. Read more about it in the Hub article.


Jorge Menendez Wins Excellence in Cognitive Science Award

The Excellence in Cognitive Science Award is given each year to a graduating cognitive science major with the strongest combination of academic excellence and outstanding accomplishment in research. Jorge Menendez has been awarded this honor for Commencement 2015. Congratulations, Jorge!


Researchers Explore How the Brain Separates Our Abilities to Talk, Write

Researchers Explore How the Brain Separates Our Abilities to Talk, Write
Although the human ability to write evolved from our ability to speak, writing and talking are now such independent systems in the brain that someone who can't write a grammatically correct sentence may be able say it aloud flawlessly, found a team led by our own Brenda Rapp. Click to read the article.


Two Grad Students Awarded Fellowships

Two Grad Students Awarded Fellowships
In April 2015, third-year graduate students Eleanor Chodroff and Robert Wiley were each awarded a two-year, pre-doctoral Distinguished Science of Learning Fellowship from the JHU Science of Learning Institute.


Profs. Landau and McCloskey Featured in The New Yorker

Profs. Landau and McCloskey Featured in The New Yorker
A project of Dr. Landau's and Dr. McCloskey's on an amnesic artist was covered in The New Yorker on March 30, 2015, as a featured article by Daniel Zalewski entitled "Life Lines." Click to read the article.