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.

Dr. Valentina Parma is featured in the New York Time's article titled "What Can Covid-19 Teach Us About the Mysteries of Smell?". In the article, Dr. Parma explains how COVID-19 can teach us about the mysteries of smell. 

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Jasmine Forde was a double major in Neuroscience and Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and graduated in 2016. She is currently a Research Analyst at Mathematica.

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College of Liberal Arts Dean Richard Deeg addresses our students, alumni, faculty and staff on the crucial topics of diversity, race and anti-bias.

Oct 7, 2020

Letter to Alumni

Peter Marshall, Psychology Department Chair

Dear Temple Psychology Alumni,

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In February 2020, the Department of Psychology collaborated with the Joyce K. Salzberg Center for Professional Development in the College of Liberal Arts for the inaugural Psychology Lunch and Learn Series. We invited four professionals working in various subfields of psychology to meet with groups of undergraduate students.