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.

photo of the teaching award winners on a zoom call

Every year, the College of Liberal Arts recognizes five outstanding members of our teaching faculty with the Teaching Awards. The ceremony, held over everyone’s favorite video conferencing app, looked a little different this year, but the faculty’s accomplishments were as impressive as ever. Perhaps even more so given the extraordinary conditions they had to overcome.

Photo of Hannah Simko in medical attire

Hannah Simko, CLA ’14, uses the skills she learned as a Neuroscience major to help patients recovering from strokes, brain injuries and other debilitating diagnoses. These days, the occupational therapist is during her work covered in personal protective equipment so she can provide patients with the physical contact they need.

illustration of astral spirit floating out of a woman's body

Tonight, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m. in Weiss Hall Basement Room 035, Psychology Assistant Professor of Instruction David Waxler will hold his seventh annual Halloween talk. Join him for “Brain-Dead: The Neuroscience of Near-Death Experiences.”

photo of two students with faculty member holding their awards

The College of Liberal Arts was proud to present undergraduate student and faculty member duos with the 2019 awards, which pay students to gain research experience, a skill that’s crucial to their career development.

Max Young and others practicing drums

The psychology major graduated from CLA in 2012 after transferring to Temple University from Penn State University. Young says Temple helped inspire him to launch his own business, and he’s now looking for CLA student to intern for him.

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