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Vivien Thomas PhD Scholars – new Fellowship program

The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative (VTSI) is a new endowed fellowship program at Johns Hopkins for PhD students in STEM fields. It provides full tuition, stipend, and benefits while also […]


Shreesh Mysore receives NSF CAREER award

Congratulations to Shreesh Mysore on receiving NSF’s prestigious CAREER award for investigating neural circuit mechanisms of spatial target selection in the mammalian midbrain. NSF CAREER awards are made to support […]


The most curious babies become the most curious toddlers

A first-of-its-kind longitudinal study of infant curiosity by Professor Lisa Feigenson found that months-old babies most captivated by magic tricks became the most curious toddlers, suggesting a pre-verbal baby's level of interest in surprising aspects of the world remains constant over time and could predict their future cognitive ability.