Though people can distinguish between millions of colors, we have trouble remembering specific shades because our brains tend to store what we've seen as one of just a few basic hues, a team led by Prof. Jonathan Flombaum discovered.
News & Announcements Archive
Congratulations to Jonathan Flombaum and Alison Papadakis, for winning the JHU Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Award and Undergraduate Advising Award, respectively!
"Until now no one had investigated the sensors on the bat's wing, which allow it to serve as more than a propeller, a flipper, an airplane wing or any simple airfoil," said Cynthia F. Moss, professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. "These findings can inform more broadly how organisms use touch to guide movement."
Infants have innate knowledge about the world, and when their expectations are defied, they learn best, researchers at Johns Hopkins University found.
Professor Cindy Moss talks about how she finds bats for her lab—and why she studies them.
A novel therapeutic approach for an existing drug reverses a condition in elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered.
Lisa Feigenson receives $75,000 Troland Research Award from NAS for her ongoing investigation of early brain development, number sense.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have found that introducing testosterone in a specific area of a male canary's brain can affect its ability to successfully attract and mate with a female through birdsong.
For her achievements and contributions to the field, the Society for Neuroscience will honor Gallagher this week with its Mika Salapeter Lifetime Achievement Award.
In his research using barn owls, Shreesh Mysore recently published a study about attention that reveals the rules and mechanisms for how the brain makes certain decisions.