Click to read the Huffington Post’s article about a research project on memory and amnesia carried out by Barbara Landau, Emma Gregory, Mike McCloskey, and Zoe Ovans.
News & Announcements Archive
May 5, 2016
Postdoctoral fellow opportunity: Spatial cognitive development By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Language and Cognition Lab has an opening for a post-doctoral fellow who will lead a new project on young children’s block-building capacities as a window into the broader development of spatial representations.
Note: This position has been filled and is no longer open.
March 30, 2015
Dr. Landau’s Work With Amnesic Artist Featured in The New Yorker By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
A project of Dr. Landau’s on an amnesic artist was covered in The New Yorker as a featured article, entitled ‘Life Lines.’ Click to read the article.
March 28, 2015
Barbara Landau Elected Chair of Psychology Section of AAAS By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Landau is currently the Chair of Section J (Psychology) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2016-2017), after which she will become Past Chair (2017-2018).
November 11, 2013
Johns Hopkins Experts Discuss Matters of the Brain During Calif. Event By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Barbara Landau, the director of the Science of Learning Institute, hosted the evening panel discussion, which was broadcast on Ustream.
May 23, 2013
Learning Along the Lifespan: What Does the Future Hold? By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Landau is the director of JHU’s Science of Learning Institute (2013-present). Read her interview in Arts & Sciences Magazine.
April 1, 2013
Johns Hopkins Launches Cross-Disciplinary Science of Learning Institute By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Landau is the director of JHU’s Science of Learning Institute (2013-present). In its very existence, the institute will leverage Johns Hopkins’ wealth of experience in the field, bringing together an estimated 500-plus scholars and researchers from the brain sciences, education, engineering, medicine, arts, and many other disciplines.
January 10, 2013
Johns Hopkins Launches Multidisciplinary Center to Explore Learning By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
A new multidisciplinary institute has been formed at Johns Hopkins to shed light on all aspects of learning, from how our minds begin to take shape during infancy, to how individual differences affect learning, to how we can benefit from cutting-edge teaching technologies. Dr. Landau is the director of the Science of Learning Institute.
December 13, 2011
Dr. Landau Discusses Art and the Brain on WAMC By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Barbara Landau discusses how the brain creates art on The Academic Minute, a program of WAMC: Northeast Public Radio. Click to read more and listen to the segment.
October 12, 2011
Dr. Landau on NPR: How Crossword Puzzles Unlocked an Artist’s Memory By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Barbara Landau discusses how words helped unlock the artistic abilities of a patient with amnesia on NPR’s All Things Considered. Click to read more and listen to the segment.