SLI highlights translational science at SRCD 2017


SLI explores how translational science can advance science and serve society at SRCD 2017

SLI and the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning host a faculty development workshop


SLI co-develops faculty development workshop on science of learning research

SLI hosts workshop at AAAS on communicating science to public audiences


SLI 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.

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


Brain monitoring suggests autistic adults learn alternative processing strategies.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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