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 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.

photo of Temple student performing experiment with high school students

Volunteers from the College of Liberal Arts’ Psychology Department and Neuroscience Program spent Brain Awareness Week at two local high schools, getting students excited about brain science.

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.