Psychology News

The critical thinking skills Temple Psychology students learn at the College of Liberal Arts fuel their scientific inquiries in the classroom and beyond. Below you’ll find chronicles of their experiences and journeys, along with those of our faculty and alumni. Read their stories and please reach out to us if you have a Temple Psychology content idea to share. The Department of Psychology educates undergraduate and graduate students in psychology’s various disciplines; performs cutting-edge research to answer academic questions; and provides psychological services to help individuals and the Greater Philadelphia community. Our faculty members are some of the top authorities in their field, ensuring the education they provide our students empowers them to one day become psychological science leaders themselves.

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Marguerite Robinson is a 2016 graduate in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience and a 2018 graduate of the MS in Neuroscience Program. She is currently a Neurocognitive Specialist at NeuroRestorative.

What is your current position like?

Providing one-on-one cognitive rehabilitation services in the home, community, and school/workplace. Focus on areas such as deficits in executive functioning, memory, and attention. What I enjoy most about my job is assisting clients to reach their full potential and independence. 

Our adjunct faculty bring a wealth of knowledge and experience across various subfields of psychology. Here we explore the backgrounds and expertise of four dedicated adjunct instructors who continue to enrich the educational experiences of Psychology students at Temple. 

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Jonathan Rabner is a third year Clinical Psychology doctoral student working in the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic. He began his academic journey at Brandeis University, initially solely majoring in economics, but by his junior year, he realized he missed working with people and felt drawn to psychology. He graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and Economics, and continued to pursue psychology by receiving his M.A. in Psychology from Boston University. Currently, under the guidance of Dr.

Ashley Veronsky is a senior Psychology major with a Cognitive Neuroscience minor. During her time at Temple, she volunteered as a research assistant in Dr. Ingrid Olson’s cognitive neuroscience laboratory. More recently, she completed an internship with Mindful Athlete Training under the supervision of Dr. Lee Picariello, a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialization in sport performance.

By: Margaret Crane