Dr. Jocelyn Richard’s findings suggest a connection between a largely unstudied region of the brain and the tendency to overindulge.
News & Announcements Archive
Date: June 3, 2016
Date: April 22, 2016
Dr. Rebecca Landa will give the annual G. Stanley Hall Distinguished Lecture in Clinical Research on Wed, 4/27 at 4PM in Bloomberg 272. Please join us at 3:30pm for a casual reception in the rotunda outside the lecture hall. Title: The Emergence of Autism in the First Two Years of Life and Intervention Implications
Date: March 24, 2016
Still deciding which undergraduate courses to take in the Fall? Want to know more about the rigor and content BEFORE registration opens? Join us this Monday, 3/28, as Psychology majors and minors share their hints, impressions & secrets to success in the psychology courses they’ve already taken over light refreshments and beverages!
Date: March 17, 2016
So, you think you might want to be a Clinical Psychologist? Dr. Alison Papadakis will hold an Advising Seminar focused on providing information and advice to students who may be interested in pursuing a career in clinical psychology. All class years are welcome! (Thurs, March 24 | 5:30PM)
Date: March 4, 2016
People searching for something can find it faster if they know what to look for. But new research suggests knowing what not to look for can be just as helpful.
Date: February 28, 2016
See the City Paper’s feature on Psychological & Brain Sciences adjunct professor Dr. Chris Kraft’s Human Sexuality course, now in its 14th year of enlightening Hopkins undergrads through the instructor’s “willingness to embrace controversial topics, his encouragement of open dialogue, and his presentation of materials with personal applications.”
Date: February 28, 2016
We encourage our Psychology Majors & Minors to present their research at the JHU URD on Thurs, 4/14, from 3-6PM, especially if considering departmental honors in psychology! Poster title submissions are due to LauraD@jhu.edu by Thursday, March 11th; contact Laura for more information/questions. We look forward to this exciting collaborative opportunity to showcase undergraduate achievement!
Date: February 23, 2016
With so many sounds in the world, how does the brain decide which ones get your attention? Our researchers think a bat’s brain could hold some answers.
Date: February 19, 2016
Hear from four JHU alumni who navigated this process successfully last year and will share tips for locating, applying and interviewing for, and negotiating a postbac position. Targeted at seniors & juniors, but all are welcome. (Mon, Feb 22nd | 7pm)
Date: February 11, 2016
Prof. Susan Courtney and her team demonstrate for the first time that when people see something associated with a past reward, their brain flushes with dopamine—even if they aren’t expecting a reward and even if they don’t realize they’re paying attention. The results suggest we don’t have as much self-control as we might think.