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Study shows how some adults with autism compensate for childhood language challenges

03/6/2017

Brain monitoring suggests autistic adults learn alternative processing strategies.

SLI partners with Baltimore City School’s Office of Early Learning on Teacher Training

01/31/2017

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.

SLI’s Amy Shelton speaks on WYPR’s On the Record about the Baltimore Emerging Scholars Program

01/31/2017

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 Researcher Receives 2017 Presidential Early Career Award

01/19/2017

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.

SLI researchers want to use big data to chart the brain

11/4/2016

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.

Science of Learning Institute Experts Visit Nanyang Technological University in Singapore

10/28/2016

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 Announces Science of Learning Program

10/19/2016

NSF's Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences announces a Science of Learning Program

JHU Institute for Education Policy features SLI commentary

07/21/2016

The science of learning has demonstrated that spatial thinking is a critical, yet undervalued component of STEM learning.

Richard Huganir elected president of Society for Neuroscience

07/6/2016

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.

Save the Date!  Baltimore BrainFest 9/17/2016

06/27/2016

Save the date for the first Baltimore BrainFest on September 17th, 2016