Although the human ability to write evolved from our ability to speak, in the brain, writing and talking are now such independent systems that someone who can’t write a grammatically correct sentence may be able say it aloud flawlessly, discovered a team led by Johns Hopkins University cognitive scientist Brenda Rapp.
Recent news from The Johns Hopkins University
This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.
Bats fly with breathtaking precision because their wings are equipped with highly sensitive touch sensors, cells that respond to even slight changes in airflow, researchers have demonstrated for the first time.
Infants have innate knowledge about the world and when their expectations are defied, they learn best, researchers at Johns Hopkins University found.
The Johns Hopkins University has named four prominent scientists as its newest Bloomberg Distinguished Professors, unique faculty positions created with a landmark $350 million gift from alumnus and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, to foster interdisciplinary collaboration across the institution’s many divisions.
The Johns Hopkins University has admitted 2,525 students to complete the Class of 2019, selected from a record applicant pool of 24,717. These students joined 540 future Blue Jays who have already enrolled at the university under the Early Decision admission plan.
With the unemployment rate inching lower and lower, policymakers predict recovery from the recession is imminent. But the Federal Reserve could help create even more jobs by keeping interest rates near zero and tolerating a little inflation, a Johns Hopkins University economist argues.
The Johns Hopkins University museums March through May 2015 exhibition and programming highlights including an edible kitchen garden course with Gertrude’s Restaurant chef John Shields.
Johns Hopkins University’s annual French Film Festival opens March 2 and will showcase contemporary movies from French-speaking countries worldwide. This year’s theme is Francophone Crossings. Each of the five chosen films reflect on issues that arise when diverse populations interact, including a documentary that follows the 2007 slander trial of the Parisian satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The Johns Hopkins University led the U.S. in higher education research spending for the 35th straight year in fiscal 2013, with $2.2 billion for medical, science and engineering research, according to the National Science Foundation.
Lisa Feigenson, a Johns Hopkins University researcher, who specializes in cognition and memory in humans as early as infancy, is a recipient of the National Academy of Sciences 2015 Troland Research Award.
The creator of the popular Humans of New York blog, feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe are among the speakers coming to Johns Hopkins University as part of the 2015 Foreign Affairs Symposium
A Johns Hopkins University researcher who has studied what makes a Super Bowl commercial successful is available to discuss, analyze and rate the 2015 ads.
Sandya Subramanian, a Johns Hopkins University senior from Grand Rapids, Mich., has won a scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States for graduate study at England’s University of Cambridge
America’s youngest scientists, increasingly losing research dollars, are leaving the academic biomedical workforce, a brain drain that poses grave risks for the future of science, according to an article published this week by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels.
Cities like Miami are all too familiar with hurricane-related power outages. But a Johns Hopkins University analysis finds climate change will give other major metro areas a lot to worry about in the future.
Johns Hopkins University senior Peter Kalugin has been named a Rhodes Scholar, one of the top awards available to American college students.
New findings by a Johns Hopkins University-led team reveal long unknown details about carbon deep beneath the Earth’s surface and suggest ways this subterranean carbon might have influenced the history of life on the planet.
October 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather Egan Stalfort 410-516-0341, ext. 17 firstname.lastname@example.org Making a Museum: The Peale Family in Early Baltimore On view December 4, 2014 through May 31, 2015 Location: Homewood Museum Cost: Included with paid museum admission and on view as part of the guided tour or $3 for the exhibition [...]
The following Johns Hopkins University faculty members are available for perspective on the Ebola crisis.