Watch the Minds that Build video that our lab created for this STEM showcase. 150+ teams submitted their cutting-edge research projects on innovative work aimed at improving teaching and learning of STEM. The event runs May 15 – 22. Tune in and vote for your favorite videos!
The Language and Cognition Lab, led by Barbara Landau, focuses on the nature and development of human knowledge of space and language. Visit our Research page to find out more about our current projects:
- Spatial language
- Spatial information and word learning
- Spatial navigation after disorientation
- Space, language, art, and brain
- Language and thought
We are currently recruiting kids of all ages to participate in our studies!
News & Announcements
March 25, 2019
The Language and Cognition Lab has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow who will serve as the lead on a project examining the development and use of spatial representations in children and adults. Follow the link for more details on the position and how to apply. Block Project.Post-doc posting.3.2019
May 1, 2018
Dr. Barbara Landau is among the 84 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences, announced today, May 1, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing original research. According to the NAS website, “Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. […]
September 13, 2017
Dr. Landau received a 2018 William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, an honor that recognizes individuals for their “lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.” Follow the link above for the complete Hub article.