Richard Huganir elected president of Society for Neuroscience


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


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.