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cognitive science

It's a 'g' thing
Which is a real letter?
Published April 19, 2018 Video
Most people are unaware of the two versions of g, a finding researchers say suggests the important role writing plays in learning letters
Mmmmm chocolate
Junk food science
Published April 19, 2018 Video
Food has the power to sneak in and grab our attention—especially junk food, study finds
Cognitive scientist honored
Published April 19, 2018
Barbara Landau named William James Fellow Award recipient for study of spatial cognition, language development
Brain science
Curb enthusiasm
Published April 19, 2018
Researchers pinpoint areas of the brain sensitive to even the tiniest borders, boundaries, and curbs
Cognitive science
Knowing vs. remembering
Published April 19, 2018 Video
How an artist, former pilot with amnesia defies conventional wisdom about memory
Alphabet game
Expertise and perception
Published April 19, 2018
Objects look significantly different to people familiar with them, study suggests
Cognitive science
Broken words
Published April 19, 2018
Researchers study stroke victims to pinpoint areas of brain that control how we write, spell
Mind tricks
Brain retrained
Published April 19, 2018
Researchers learn how visual cortex of blind children adapts to respond to spoken language, sound
On stage
Almost artificial?
Published April 19, 2018
Play by artist, cognitive scientist, and JHU alum Monica López-González explores fine lines between human, artificial intelligence
What you see
Color in the brain of the beholder
Published April 19, 2018
Brain generalizes millions of colors to 'best' versions of basic colors, research suggests