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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A graduating Psychology and Africology and African American studies major, Faithe Beadle wrote a personal story she wasn’t expecting at the College of Liberal Arts. Now she wants other students to do the same.

The Temple Cognition and Implicit Attitudes (CIA) lab, led by Dr. Andrew Karpinski, uses a social cognition framework to investigate how unconscious mental processes affect the way people think about themselves and others.

The article in this issue by Jessie Briggs on the Cognition and Implicit Attitudes Laboratory shows how, by working with faculty mentors, graduate students, and other members of a research group, undergraduate students can become involved in research projects. In some cases, students may eventually have the opportunity to present study findings at a local conference.

Naoise Mac Giollabhui is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology area, working in the Mood and Cognition Lab under the guidance of Dr. Lauren Alloy.

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Peter Marshall interviews Kuba Glazek, who received his PhD from the Brain and Cognitive Sciences area of our doctoral program. Dr. Glazek is currently working as a Human Factors Consultant for a forensic consulting company.