News & Announcements Archive


New Grant Awarded

Cynthia F. Moss (PI), Noah Cowan, Joseph Katz, Rajat Mittal, and Susanne Sterbing (Co-PIs) were just awarded a new four year NSF grant through the Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience […]


Society for Neuroethology Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Angeles Salles on receiving the Society for Neuroethology Young Investigator award. The award recognizes emerging researchers who have shown outstanding promise and have made a significant research contribution […]


Birth of Intelligence

Birth of Intelligence
Congratulations to Daeyeol Lee on the publication of his book Birth of Intelligence through Oxford University Press.


Firestone Lab Receives NSF Grant

Congratulations to Chaz Firestone (and his lab!) on receiving a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the perception of high-level relations.


What we can’t see can help us find things

Paper authored by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests knowledge of weight, hardness, and slipperiness can guide our attention during visual searches. Study participants found certain objects amid clutter about 20% faster […]


Rewards might mask animal intelligence

New study finds that using rewards might incrementally improve learning, but performance overall improves when rewards aren’t available.