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.

Nature Publishing Group to launch a new interdisciplinary Science of Learning Journal


npj Science of Learning is the first journal to bring together the findings of neuroscientists, psychologists, and education researchers to understand how the brain learns. The journal is published in partnership between The University of Queensland and Nature Publishing Group (NPG).

Prominent policy and talent development scholar Jonathan Plucker to join JHU


Jonathan Plucker, will join Johns Hopkins University in January as the inaugural Julian C. Stanley Professor of Talent Development.

SLI Researchers Selected to Co-Direct the New Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute


The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced this morning the founding of three new neuroscience institutes, including one at Johns Hopkins. The new Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at The Johns Hopkins University, expected to launch in early 2016, will bring an interdisciplinary group of researchers together to investigate the workings of the brain.

JHU researchers win ASpIRE Challenge


A team of JHU researchers are among those selected for the ASpIRE Challenge in speech recognition.

SLI Researchers Receive Discovery Awards


Four SLI researchers have received Johns Hopkins University's new Discovery Awards to bridge medicine and engineering.

SLI research featured in Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development


SLI Researcher provides synthesis 75 years worth of research on fetal behavior in Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development

SLI Researchers visit Singapore


SLI Researchers visit Nanyang Technological University to discuss current and future directions in the Science of Learning.

When the color we see isn’t the color we remember


Though people can distinguish between millions of colors, we have trouble remembering specific shades because our brains tend to store what we've seen as one of just a few basic hues, a Johns Hopkins University-led team discovered.