A comparison of the two most common training methods scientists use to improve memory and attention found that one was twice as effective as the other. The more effective method also changed brain activity in a part of the brain involved in high-level thinking.
Results suggest it's possible to train the brain like other body parts, with targeted workouts
JHU computer scientists receives $10.7M grant from Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Rising to the Challenge recently highlights Michael McCloskey, one of SLI's seed grant recipients.
The Science of Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins University will support six new interdisciplinary projects with two-year seed grants.
Johns Hopkins cognitive scientist Barbara Landau has won 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."
A recent piece by the news outlet, The 74 Million, highlights SLI's translational science partnership with the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.
Over 150 educators take part in first-ever Science in Action Day at Johns Hopkins University
With a 1.4 million federal grant from the Institute of Education Sciences, SLI researchers will test a novel approach to teaching 3rd-grade science.
The Science of Learning Institute and the Department of Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University is seeking a highly qualified post-doctoral research fellow to join an interdisciplinary research team to develop and evaluate a novel spatially-enhanced 3rd grade science curriculum and teacher supports.