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Rising to the Challenge: Palo Alto

Rising to the Challenge: Palo Alto featured a thought-provoking discussion on one of our key campaign priorities, the Science of Learning Institute. This new interdisciplinary research hub is exploring all aspects of learning — from basic research in molecules and genes to an understanding of human cognition to the development of new technologies and programs to optimize lifelong learning.

Learn more about the Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute

Researchers from across the university have banded together to understand how our brains learn. What does that mean? Read the fascinating cover story in the latest issue of Johns Hopkins Magazine.

A lot to Learn (Johns Hopkins Magazine)

Panel moderator:

Barbara Landau, PhD

Director, Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs,
    The Johns Hopkins University
Dick and Lydia Todd Professor of Cognitive Science,
    Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Art and Amnesia: Solving Recovery's Puzzles (Krieger School of Arts and Sciences magazine)
A Mystery of Misinterpretation (Krieger School of Arts and Sciences magazine)

Faculty presenters:

David W. Andrews, PhD
Dean, School of Education

The Promise of Personalized Learning (rising.jhu.edu)
Personalized Learning - Coming to a Classroom Near You (Johns Hopkins Magazine)

Lisa Feigenson, PhD

Co-Director, Johns Hopkins University Laboratory for Child Development
Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Hey Kid, What Do You Know? (Johns Hopkins Magazine)
Knowledge at Birth (Rising.jhu.edu)

Richard L. Huganir, PhD

Director, Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine Brain Science Institute

How Learning Rewires the Brain (YouTube)

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