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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.”
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 […]
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.
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 & […]
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.
Johns Hopkins University researchers, working with scientists at the National Institute on Aging, have identified the precise nerve cells that allow the brain to make this type of split-second change of course.