News & Announcements Archive

New Faculty Recruiting Grad Students for Fall 2019

Drs. Michael Bonner and Leyla Isik will join our department on January 1 and July 1, 2019, respectively. They are recruiting PhD students to begin working in their labs in Fall 2019. Applications will be accepted  Sept. 2018 through Dec 15, 2018. Click on the link above for details.

Congratulations and Farewell

Assistant research scientist Dr. Jeremy Purcell accepted a position as a Faculty Specialist at the UMd Neuroimaging Center, starting in August. Congrats, Jeremy!

New Department Chair

Geraldine Legendre
Join us in welcoming Prof. Géraldine Legendre in her new role as Chair of the Department of Cognitive Science!

Arunima Vijay Receives Excellence in Cognitive Science Award

Photo of Arunima Vijay
Each spring, our faculty members choose a graduating cognitive science major with the strongest combination of academic excellence and outstanding accomplishments in research. This year, Arunima Vijay receives the honor.

Developmental Dysgraphia

This volume brings together, for the first time, theoretically grounded and methodologically rigorous research on developmental dysgraphia, presented alongside reviews of the typical development of spelling and writing skills.

‘G’ whiz: Student’s lab work with the lowercase letter ‘g’ goes global

Since publishing a research study she led about the peculiarities of the letter "g," Kimberly Wong, a junior studying cognitive science, has been congratulated by people she barely knows, watched as friends and family shared links to news articles about the study, and fielded countless interview requests from reporters.

In Olympic Fashion, A Passing of the Torch

At a departmental reception, Brenda Rapp "passed the torch" to Geraldine Legendre, who will take over as chair of the Department of Cognitive Science on July 1, 2018. See the moment captured in this fun candid shot!

Barbara Landau elected NAS Member

Dr. Barbara Landau was among the 84 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences, announced today, May 1, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing original research. Congratulations, Dr. Landau. [Click to read more]