Prof. Barbara Landau took this ‘class picture’ of her online Language and Thought seminar. Prof. Landau says, “The students in this class have been AMAZING!— great presentations, great discussions, and all under (shall we say) ‘unusual’ circumstances. Their resilience and energy are wonderful to see!”
News & Announcements
We’re looking for children ages 4-6 for a number of studies in the lab!
Dr. Barbara Landau is among the 84 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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).
Barbara Landau, the director of the Science of Learning Institute, hosted the evening panel discussion, which was broadcast on Ustream.