News Archive

Former RA Awarded Glushko Prize

Zihan Wang

Zihan Wang was named the JHU Department of Cognitive Science’s 2023 Glushko Outstanding Undergraduate Cognitive Scientist! Since the spring semester of her freshman year, Zihan Wang has conducted research continuously in this lab. Read more…

Student Paper Published in JSLHR

Rennie Pasquinelli

PhD student Rennie Pasquinelli had a paper on “The Development of Left Hemisphere Lateralization for Sentence-Level Prosodic Processing” recently published in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. It has clinical implications for language development in general, but also for people with cochlear implants. Read the article here.

Student Receives Science of Learning Fellowship

Rennie Pasquinelli

Rennie Pasquinelli, a rising fourth year graduate student, was named the recipient of a Science of Learning Fellowship for 2021-22! The fellowship is funded by the Science of Learning Institute (SLI) at Johns Hopkins and it provides support for a stipend and tuition. Selection as a fellow is an endorsement of Rennie’s research agenda which is focused...

We are now recruiting for online studies!

The Language & Cognition Lab is now conducting several virtual studies for children ages 3-7! Click here for more information about participating!

New publication from the lab

A paper by Emory Davis and Barbara Landau, “Seeing and Believing: The Relationship between Perception and Mental Verbs in Acquisition”, was recently published in the journal Language Learning and Development.

Lab Receives NSF Grant for Joint Research

The lab is very excited to have the support of the National Science Foundation for our collaborative research focused on connecting linguistic and perceptual development through symmetry. This is joint research that we will carry out with our colleagues John Trueswell and Lila Gleitman at the University of Pennsylvania.

Say Cheese!!

Language and Thought seminar online vidoechat photo

Prof. Barbara Landau took this ‘class picture’ of her online Language and Thought seminar. Prof. Landau says, “The students in this class have been AMAZING!— great presentations, great discussions, and all under (shall we say) ‘unusual’ circumstances. Their resilience and energy are wonderful to see!”

Barbara Landau elected NAS member

Dr. Barbara Landau is among the 84 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.

Barbara Landau Named William James Fellow

barbara landau

Dr. Landau received a 2018 William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, an honor that recognizes individuals for their “lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.” Follow the link above for the complete Hub article.

STEM-for-All Video Showcase

Watch the Minds that Build video that our lab created for this STEM showcase. 150+ teams submitted their cutting-edge research projects on innovative work aimed at improving teaching and learning of STEM. The event runs May 15 – 22. Tune in and vote for your favorite videos!