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 […]
News & Announcements Archive
Lisa Feigenson, professor and director of the Laboratory for Child Development, was featured in the Fall 2021 Johns Hopkins Magazine for her work on curiosity in babies in toddlers.
Assistant Professor Jason Fischer discusses how the brain processes smells and memories in The Baltimore Sun and other major media.
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 […]
Congratulations to Ninad Kothari on receiving the Ruth L. Kirschstein postdoctoral NRSA felllowship , awarded to “promising postdoctoral candidates who have the potential to become productive, independent investigators in scientific […]
Yoonjung Lee awarded the Dingwall Dissertation Fellowship in the Cognitive, Clinical, & Neural Foundations of Language.
People born blind have never seen that bananas are yellow, but Johns Hopkins University researchers have found that like any sighted person, those born blind understand two bananas are likely […]
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.
Chaz Firestone and his lab use mime techniques to better understand vision and perception.
Congratulations to Yun-Fei Liu on being the 2021 winner of the JHU 3 Minute Thesis Alumni Choice prize!