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.

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.

photo of award winner Nora Newcombe

In recognition of her research accomplishments in the field of experimental psychology, Nora Newcombe has been awarded the 2019 Howard Crosby Warren Medal!

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.

Emily Brown is a junior Psychology major, Cognitive Neuroscience minor and is also seeking a certificate in American Sign Language. In addition to her classroom studies she has sought out various experiences that have supported her growth as a student and a future psychologist.