Follow the link above to 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!
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Date: May 11, 2017
Date: 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
Date: 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. […]
Date: 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.
Date: June 24, 2016
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.
Date: May 5, 2016
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.
Date: March 30, 2015
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.
Date: March 28, 2015
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).
Date: November 11, 2013
Barbara Landau, the director of the Science of Learning Institute, hosted the evening panel discussion, which was broadcast on Ustream.
Date: May 23, 2013
Landau is the director of JHU’s Science of Learning Institute (2013-present). Read her interview in Arts & Sciences Magazine.