News & Announcements
May 17, 2017
JHU Arts & Sciences Magazine reports on how Dr Rapp and other JHU professors have reinvented their classrooms.
May 12, 2017
Delaney Ubellacker receives STAR funding award
CogNeuro Lab research assistant Delaney Ubellacker was chosen to receive the selective STAR funding award for summer research. Delaney’s work will contribute to our understanding of language learning. Congratulations Delaney!
May 10, 2017
Tinnie Wu presents at 2017 DREAMS event
This year’s DREAMS event showcased creative and impactful work from JHU undergraduate researchers in a variety of disciplines. Senior Tinnie Wu presented novel findings from her work in the CogNeuro lab in which she observed improvements in spoken and written naming following a spelling intervention in a participant with post-stroke aphasia. Tinnie will be graduating […]
March 21, 2017
Are great spellers made or born?
Dr Rapp weighs in on whether genetics may influence spelling abilities.
June 1, 2016
What makes a good speller (or a bad one)?
In the context of the National Spelling Bee, Brenda Rapp, lead author of the Brain study on the ‘Neural bases of orthographic long-term memory and working memory in dysgraphia’ explains how some people’s brains retrieve words (or don’t) and how we manage to get them out (or not). So what is it that separates the […]
March 31, 2016
Being an expert literally changes how you see things
The Washington Post reports on recent findings from the CogNeuro Lab.
March 11, 2016
CogNeuro lab research shows expertise influences perception
Objects look significantly different to people who are familiar with them, a new study suggests. Read the article on the Hub.
February 23, 2016
Studying stroke survivors gives Hopkins researchers a window into how we spell
People with aphasia contribute to our understanding of the brain structures used in spelling, the Baltimore Sun reports.
February 8, 2016
Spelling uses multiple parts of the brain, research shows
London based newspaper The Guardian examines MRI findings from the CogNeuro Lab.