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.

By Peter J. Marshall

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By PSC Staff

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Laurence Steinberg, Principal Investigator
Michelle Harmon, Project Coordinator

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Liz Gunderson is a 2020 recipient of the Boyd McCandless Award from the Society for Research in Child Development. This prestigious award recognizes a young scientist who has made a distinguished theoretical contribution to developmental psychology, has conducted programmatic research of distinction, or has made a distinguished contribution to the dissemination of developmental science. Liz has also received a Learning Sciences Exchange (LSX) Fellowship, which is sponsored by the Jacobs Foundation, New America, and the International Congress on Infant studies.

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Rick Heimberg has been awarded the 2020 Career/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).