News & Announcements Archive


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!


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.


Farewell, Soojin

Professor Soojin Park has served as an assistant professor in our department for 6 years. It is with bittersweet sentiment that we bid her farewell as she moves on to the next chapter in her professional career. Click the link above to see a few pictures from her farewell dinner.


Congratulations to our recent PhD!

Kudos are in order for Eleanor Chodroff, who successfully defended her dissertation on "Structured Variation in Obstruent Production and Perception" in May 2017. Her degree will be conferred at the end of August. In July, Dr. Chodroff will start a postdoctoral fellowship working with Dr. Jennifer Cole in the Prosody & Speech Dynamics Lab at Northwestern University.


Carli Heiman & Alana Disabatino Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Carli Heiman A&S '16 and Alana DiSabatino A&S '17 were invited to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. As members, they will be among the company of some the nation's most influential figures. We congratulate Carli and Alana for this incredible honor.


Video for STEM-for-All Video Showcase

Follow the link above to watch the Minds that Build video that our Language & Cognition Lab made for this showcase. 150+ teams submitted their cutting-edge research projects on innovative work aimed at improving teaching and learning of STEM. The event runs May 15 - 22. Tune in and vote for your favorite videos!