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cognitive science

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
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
Cognitive science
Knowing vs. remembering
Published June 22, 2016 Video
How an artist, former pilot with amnesia defies conventional wisdom about memory
Alphabet game
Expertise and perception
Published March 2, 2016
Objects look significantly different to people familiar with them, study suggests
Cognitive science
Broken words
Published Feb 1, 2016
Researchers study stroke victims to pinpoint areas of brain that control how we write, spell
Mind tricks
Brain retrained
Published Aug 18, 2015
Researchers learn how visual cortex of blind children adapts to respond to spoken language, sound
On stage
Almost artificial?
Published June 5, 2015
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 June 2, 2015
Brain generalizes millions of colors to 'best' versions of basic colors, research suggests
Say what?
Language and the brain
Published May 6, 2015
Researchers explore how the brain separates our abilities to talk, write