Neuroscience News

Temple University’s Neuroscience professors take students on a journey through the mind in search of exciting new discoveries. Here, the College of Liberal Arts will take you through the journeys those bright minds embark on during their time at Temple and beyond. Read the student, alumni and faculty stories here and contact us if you have a Temple Neuroscience story of your own you think should be shared. Undergraduate and graduate students experience a hands-on approach to learning that includes studying ADHD, addiction, depression, age-related disorders, anxiety and more. Guided by the faculty, students conduct exciting research using modern techniques to help them make a difference in the classroom and beyond. See where their inquisitive minds take them.

Something changes in our brains when we lean to the left or right on political issues. What does it mean and how can we use this information to become less partisan?

Image of Dr. Mathieu Wimmer

Dr. Mathieu Wimmer received the prestigious Avenir (the French word for "future") award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse that provides funding to early-stage investigators who propose highly innovative and potentially transformative studies focused on drug addiction. Dr. Wimmer's project will utilize a multi-generational animal model of opioid addiction to examine the mechanisms underlying addiction susceptibility. The research will focus on the epigenetic processes that contribute to addiction.

Temple University Brain Research and Imaging Center (TUBRIC) was featured in Temple Now article. Read the full Temple Now article titled Cutting-edge neuroscience and imaging facility opens at Temple

Lindsey Tepfer, a Master's Neuroscience student received the prestigious Career Development Grant from the The American Association of University Women. The Neuroscience Program congratulates Lindsey for her outstanding achievement.

The College of Liberal Arts is set to discover exciting new learnings about the brain thanks to a state-of-the-art fMRI machine at the newly opened Temple University Brain Research and Image.