The Language and Cognition Lab has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow who will serve as the lead on a project examining the development and use of spatial representations in children and adults.
News & Announcements Archive
Profs. Tal Linzen and Leyla Isik were named 2018 Google Faculty Research Award recipients in the areas of Natural Language Processing and Computational Neuroscience, respectively. This award program recognizes and supports "world-class, permanent faculty pursuing cutting-edge research in areas of mutual interest" (i.e. Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields).
Prof. Tal Linzen was interviewed, along with Afra Alishahi (Tilburg University), for an Natural Language Processing podcast. Prof. Linzen makes the case for the effectiveness of cognitive science in analyzing neural networks. Take a listen...
Our Spring 2019 Colloquium Series will feature Drs. Amalia Gnanadesikan (UMD), Tom Griffiths (Princeton), Cynthia Fisher (University of Illinois), Kathryn Davidson (Harvard), Ellen Lau (UMD), and Thomas Serre (Brown). Talk titles and abstracts will be posted to our event page at least 1 week in advance of each presentation.
Dr. Barbara Landau was recently named a Gilman Scholar, a distinction that honors and celebrates select Johns Hopkins faculty who embody the highest standards of scholarship and research across the university.
We welcome Dr. Michel Bonner as our newest assistant professor. Until recently, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at UPenn. Mick will start January 1st. Welcome to the team, Mick!
The JHU News-Letter featured Prof. Tal Linzen in this week's Lab Spotlight. Check it out!
PhD student Jane Lutken received an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award to pursue her research project on "Cross-Linguistic Investigations of Syntactic Creativity Errors in Children’s Wh-questions" in Germany next year. Brava, Jane!
Join us in welcoming six new graduate students joining our department this fall. They come from a variety of backgrounds and from all corners of the globe. We can't wait to start working with them! Click the above link for their profiles.
Rebecca Lin is the lead author on an article entitled "Visualized Emotion Ontology: a model for representing visual cues of emotions," which was recently published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making! Rebecca is a cognitive science major entering her junior year.