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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Isabelle Chang examines the relationship between executive function and reading comprehension outcomes throughout elementary school on Consortium for Policy Research in Education podcast. You can view and listen to the full podcast.


 

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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.”

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Dave Lambert, CLA ’83, holds a sociology PhD from Temple University that helped him enjoy an extremely successful career in polling and social research and some market research. For the past 15 years, he’s been helping students establish their own thriving careers by providing scholarships and mentorship.

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Senior Audrey Kutryan, a global studies and French major, shares her experience at the College of Liberal Arts’ recent Mazur Alumni Networking event. The annual event gives CLA students a guided, pressure-free opportunity to network with alumni and fellow students.

This past July, the Youth Education and Maternal Support Association (YEMSA), with the support of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, hosted approximately 30 high school students from the Philadelphia region as part of Temple’s College Bound Academy. This academy is a weeklong event that provides youth in the foster care system a chance to have an immersive college experience.

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