News & Announcements Archive

Kyle Rawlins & Team Receive Discovery Award

Kyle Rawlins & Team Receive Discovery Award

Congratulations to Kyle Rawlins for receiving a Discovery Award for a project in collaboration with Justin Bledin (Philosophy), Ying Chen (Economics), Chen Cheng (Carey School of Business), and Ali Khan (Economics) on “Deception and Bad-faith Communication.”

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. Brenda Rapp ft. in Arts & Sciences Weekly

Prof. Brenda Rapp ft. in Arts & Sciences Weekly

Learn more about Prof. Rapp’s research, approach to teaching, and hobbies from a featurette in a recent JHU Arts & Sciences e-newsletter.

The New Glushko Outstanding Undergraduate Cognitive Scientist Prize

The Glushko Outstanding Undergraduate Cognitive Scientist Prize will be awarded annually to the senior cognitive science major who has demonstrated the strongest combination of: academic excellence sustained and outstanding involvement […]

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 […]

Prof. Leyla Isik ft. in Arts & Sciences Weekly

Prof. Leyla Isik ft. in Arts & Sciences Weekly

Another great feature on one of our faculty appeared in the in the Arts & Sciences Weekly e-newsletter. Read up on it here…

Prof. Colin Wilson featured in Arts & Sciences Weekly

Prof. Colin Wilson featured in Arts & Sciences Weekly

Did you catch the feature on Prof. Colin Wilson in this week’s Arts & Sciences Weekly e-newsletter? Read up on it here…

Announcing Inaugural Vivien Thomas Scholars Application Cycle

Announcing Inaugural Vivien Thomas Scholars Application Cycle

The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative is a new endowed fellowship program dedicated to nurturing diverse STEM talent that exists at HBCUs and MSIs. The Department of Cognitive Science is thrilled to have its PhD program participating in this initiative! Scholarship applications are due Dec. 1. […]

A Round of Applause for Recent PhD Completers

Lets take a moment to acknowledge the accomplishments of several of our PhD graduates who finished this year: Celia Litovsky, Jane Lutken, Donald Li, and Najoung Kim. Click to read more about their first positions. […]