SLI's hosts AAAS workshop to explore (1) the importance of communication of scientific findings to broad audiences, (2) the traditional approach to dissemination and its limitations, (3) how to make science understandable and meaningful to general audiences while at the same time preserving scientific integrity, and (4) best practices in communicating scientific findings to target audiences.
Brain monitoring suggests autistic adults learn alternative processing strategies.
SLI worked with Baltimore City School's Office of Early Learning to share research on developing skills that are important for math and science learning.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth has had trouble bringing inner-city kids into its programs. SLI's Amy Shelton discusses efforts to develop new ways to identify Baltimore City youth who will benefit from CTY's enrichment programs.
SLI expert Daniel O’Connor was among 102 scientists and engineers named on Jan. 9 by President Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
The human brain is the most complex machine in existence. Every brain is loaded with some 100 billion nerve cells, each connecting to thousands of others, giving around 100 trillion connections. Mapping those connections, or synapses, could enable scientists to decipher what causes neurological disease and mental illness. It's an immense, daunting task.
Researchers from the Science of Learning Institute visited Nanyang Technological Institute in Singapore to discuss current and future directions in the Science of Learning and participate in NTU's Smart Baby Seminar on the importance of play in developing spatial skills, language, and math.
NSF's Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences announces a Science of Learning Program
The science of learning has demonstrated that spatial thinking is a critical, yet undervalued component of STEM learning.
Johns Hopkins neuroscientist Richard Huganir has been appointed the next president of the Society for Neuroscience, a 38,000-member professional society for researchers who focus on the brain and nervous system. His term will run from 2017 to 2018.