Jonathan Flombaum, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences 

Johns  Hopkins University


Contact me

email - flombaum@jhu.edu

In Person - Ames Hall 200a (office)  

Lab - Ames Hall 150/142

Phone - 410 516 8111

Mail - 3400 N. Charles street,

JHU / PBS / Ames Hall          

Baltimore, MD 21218

 

Teaching

Fall 2015— I'll be teaching 'Thought and Perception' [AS.200.316] with Steven Gross (Philosophy). The course 'Philosophy and Cognitive Science,' listed as [AS.150.476] is same course. We have two course numbers to make it easier for students to receive credit appropriate for their majors. Permission from Dr. Gross or Dr. Flombaum is necessary to enroll. We will post a syllabus as soon as we have one. Here is the class description for Fall 2015:

  • This year's topic: Temporal Experience. Do we perceive time? If so, through what sense(s)? How long is the conscious "now"? Does the temporal order of our perceptions mirror the temporal order of what we perceive? Must the experience of a temporal duration itself be extended in time? What is the relation between the expereince of time (for example, the experience of time's passage) and memory? Does our experience of time accurately represent temporal features of reality, or it is actually illusory? How does attending to time's passage affect its perceived rate of passage (and what is it to attend to time's passage)? We will explore these and other questions through an examination of both psychological and philosophical work.

Spring 2016— ***Introduction to Cognitive Psychology [AS.200.110]*** will not be offered. I will most likely teach it again in Spring of 2017.