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cognitive science

Alzheimer's disease
Stressors linked to cognitive decline in women
Published Aug 6, 2019
'We can't get rid of stressors, but we might adjust the way we respond to stress,' Hopkins neuropsychologist Cynthia Munro says
Brain science
Study: Atkins-style diet may improve cognition
Published July 9, 2019
Findings of small pilot study warrant further exploration of dietary impact on brain function, Hopkins researchers say
Neuroscience
Drug combo preserves cognitive function in mice with Alzheimer's
Published May 16, 2019
Drugs combination reduces brain damage and inflammation, slows the pace of cognitive decline
Brain science
Think tank
Published Summer 2018
Scientists write about what they'd most like the public to understand about the human brain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cognitive Science
Thrown for a loop(tail)
Published Summer 2018 Video
What letter of the alphabet can we read but not write? The answer's in the 'g'-tails / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cognitive science
'G' whiz
Published May 15, 2018
Junior Kimberly Wong's cognitive science study about the lowercase looptail 'g' goes global
It's a 'g' thing
Which is a real letter?
Published April 3, 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 Oct 26, 2017 Video
Food has the power to sneak in and grab our attention—especially junk food, study finds
CHEERS: ARTS AND SCIENCES
Cognitive scientist honored
Published Sept 7, 2017
Barbara Landau named William James Fellow Award recipient for study of spatial cognition, language development
Brain science
Curb enthusiasm
Published July 27, 2016
Researchers pinpoint areas of the brain sensitive to even the tiniest borders, boundaries, and curbs