News & Announcements Archive


Meet our new PhD student

Meet our new PhD student
Manasi Malik begins the PhD program in cognitive science this spring. Lets give her a warm welcome to JHU! Manasi holds a BTech in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the […]


Music on the Mind

Music on the Mind
In her Music Cognition course, Hopkins alum and senior lecturer Monica Lopez-Gonzalez examines music through a highly interdisciplinary lens in order to answer complex questions of human brain function and development.


Najoung Kim Receives NSF Grant

Najoung Kim Receives NSF Grant
Join us in congratulating fifth-year PhD student Najoung Kim for receiving an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant in Linguistics! Najoung’s dissertation, entitled “Compositional Linguistic Generalization in Human and Machine Learning,” will investigate generalization […]


Two Cognitive Science Majors Receive PURAs

Carol Lu and Shreya Wadhwa are among the selected undergraduates to receive Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards to support their independent research in the coming year! Carol will be mentored by Dr. Marina Bedny […]


Best Student Paper Award

Best Student Paper Award
Kyriaki Neophytou received the Best Student Paper Award for “A tool for automatic scoring of spelling” at the Academy of Aphasia conference. Congrats, Kyriaki!


Graduate Spotlight: Najoung Kim

Graduate Spotlight: Najoung Kim
“This summer, I interned with Deepak Ramachandran and Ellie Pavlick at Google Research on improving Question Answering (QA) systems, and will be continuing to work on this project part-time as […]


Meet our new Grads

Meet our new Grads
We have five new graduate students this fall. Join us in welcoming them to JHU!


Graduate Spotlight: Grusha Prasad

Graduate Spotlight: Grusha Prasad
PhD student Grusha Prasad will be remotely interning with Adina Williams at Facebook AI Research this fall. “While existing neural network models perform surprisingly well on several linguistic tasks, there […]


Undergraduate Spotlight: Carol Lu

Undergraduate Spotlight: Carol Lu
"This summer, I am working with Liane Young at the Boston College Morality Lab studying prosocial behavior and decision-making with postdoctoral fellow Gordon Kraft-Todd. Our project focuses on virtue discounting in the context of economic games. [...]"


GRE Scores Not Required

The Department of Cognitive Science will not require GRE scores from 2021 graduate program applicants.