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Postdoctoral fellow opportunity: Spatial cognitive development

The Language and Cognition Lab has an opening for a post-doctoral fellow who will lead a new project on young children’s block-building capacities as a window into the broader development of spatial representations.

Note: This position has been filled and is no longer open.

Dr. Landau’s Work With Amnesic Artist Featured in The New Yorker

Dr. Landau’s Work With Amnesic Artist Featured in The New Yorker

A project of Dr. Landau’s on an amnesic artist was covered in The New Yorker as a featured article, entitled ‘Life Lines.’ Click to read the article.

Barbara Landau Elected Chair of Psychology Section of AAAS

Landau is currently the Chair of Section J (Psychology) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2016-2017), after which she will become Past Chair (2017-2018).

Johns Hopkins Experts Discuss Matters of the Brain During Calif. Event

Barbara Landau, the director of the Science of Learning Institute, hosted the evening panel discussion, which was broadcast on Ustream.

Learning Along the Lifespan: What Does the Future Hold?

Landau is the director of JHU’s Science of Learning Institute (2013-present). Read her interview in Arts & Sciences Magazine.

Johns Hopkins Launches Cross-Disciplinary Science of Learning Institute

Johns Hopkins Launches Cross-Disciplinary Science of Learning Institute

Dr. Landau is the director of JHU’s Science of Learning Institute (2013-present). In its very existence, the institute will leverage Johns Hopkins’ wealth of experience in the field, bringing together an estimated 500-plus scholars and researchers from the brain sciences, education, engineering, medicine, arts, and many other disciplines.

Johns Hopkins Launches Multidisciplinary Center to Explore Learning

A new multidisciplinary institute has been formed at Johns Hopkins to shed light on all aspects of learning, from how our minds begin to take shape during infancy, to how individual differences affect learning, to how we can benefit from cutting-edge teaching technologies. Dr. Landau is the director of the Science of Learning Institute.

Dr. Landau Discusses Art and the Brain on WAMC

Dr. Landau Discusses Art and the Brain on WAMC

Barbara Landau discusses how the brain creates art on The Academic Minute, a program of WAMC: Northeast Public Radio. Click to read more and listen to the segment.

Dr. Landau on NPR: How Crossword Puzzles Unlocked an Artist’s Memory

Dr. Landau on NPR: How Crossword Puzzles Unlocked an Artist’s Memory

Barbara Landau discusses how words helped unlock the artistic abilities of a patient with amnesia on NPR’s All Things Considered. Click to read more and listen to the segment.

Our Lab’s Work Featured in the New York Times

Our Lab’s Work Featured in the New York Times

Puzzles of the Brain: An Artist’s Journey Through Amnesia showed at The Walters September 17-December 11, 2011. Read the article in the New York Times, titled “A Few Strokes of the Past in an Artist Who Lost Her Memory.”