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Yuan Tao Receives a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship

Yuan Tao was awarded a Krieger School Science Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship to teach “Decoding the Brain: Multivariate Analysis in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience” in Fall 2018. Congratulations, Yuan. This award will provide full-time support for Yuan to teach her original course. We anticipate this course will be of great interest to Cognitive Science and Neuroscience majors with computational interests.

New Computational Cognitive Science Track

Learn about the admissions and program requirements of the newly designed Computational Cognitive Science (CCS) Track within our PhD program! Click the link above.

Senior Arunima Vijay Receives Mellon Award

Photo of Arunima Vijay

Congratulations, Arunima! This Mellon award will fund her project to join artists and writers from Johns Hopkins, MICA, Morgan State, and Loyola to create Charm City Stories: an art publication of responsive pieces inspired by stories of mental and physical health in Baltimore. Click to read more.

Barbara Landau Named William James Fellow

Barbara Landau has received a 2018 William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, an honor that recognizes individuals for their “lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.”

Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Fall 2017

Our Fall 2017 Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Elizabeth Coppock (Boston University) on September 21st and Aude Oliva (MIT) on October 12th. The titles and abstracts for each talk will be distributed and posted to our event webpage at least a week preceding each talk.

Our Fall 2017 New PhD Cohort

Nicole, Tom, Kyriaki, Natalia, Grusha, Hongru

Join us in welcoming our six new PhD students who are joining our department this fall: Nicole, Tom, Kyriaki, Natalia, Grusha, and Hongru. They come from a variety of backgrounds and from all corners of the globe. We can’t wait to start working with them!

Sept 1. Department Welcome Event

Department members are invited to gather and welcome our new members as we kick off the academic year. Click for more information.

Awards and Honors for Bob Wiley

This month, Bob Wiley received a wave of accolades and commendations! The Dingwall Foundation selected him as a Dissertation Fellow and the new JHU Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine named him a Graduate Fellow. The he Society for the Neurobiology of Language bestowed a conference travel award, too. Read more…

Kyle Rawlins Receives a Promotion

We are happy to announce that Prof. Kyle Rawlins has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Prof. Brenda Rapp commended Kyle for this achievement in saying, “Kyle is just the kind of scholar and colleague that we want to lead the Cognitive Science Department into the future!”

Tal Linzen Joins the Department!

Please welcome Dr. Tal Linzen. He joins our faculty as an assistant professor of psycholinguistics. Previously, Dr. Linzen was a postdoctoral researcher in the Cognitive Science Department of Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris working with Emmanuel Dupoux and Benjamin Spector.