Save the Date!  Baltimore BrainFest 9/17/2016


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

How A Woman With Severe Amnesia Is Helping Us Discover A New Type Of Memory


A new study by SLI experts, Barbara Landau and Michael McCloskey, sheds new light on nature of human memory.

Repaving the Road to Reading


A new Science of Learning Institute partnership will help caregivers support their children's early literacy through research-based museum exhibits and resources.

How Legos and blocks help make your child smarter


SLI researcher looks at spatial skills learned through play

Expertise and perception: How what we know can affect what we see


A new study by SLI researchers suggests that objects—everything from cars, birds, and faces to letters of the alphabet—look significantly different to people familiar with them.

Ability to ignore is a key part of paying attention, Johns Hopkins study finds


People searching for something can find it faster if they know what to look for. But new research funded by SLI suggests knowing what not to look for can be just as helpful.

Johns Hopkins hosts two-day joint symposia


Distinguished scientists and educators gathered at Johns Hopkins University this week to highlight cutting-edge research on human learning, from pioneering neuroscience to novel pedagogical approaches.