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

JHU Institute for Education Policy features SLI commentary


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


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.