After a 4-year position at UCLA, Isabella Lanza has accepted an Assistant Professor position in Human Development at California State University, Long Beach. She has been teaching undergraduates part-time at CSU Northridge and UCLA during her postdoc/research position at UCLA, She will now move to a position that will allow her to combine teaching and research. read more →

The Psychology Department at Temple University is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience to join the Brain and Cognitive Science (BCS) area of the Department. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or Cognitive Neuroscience. Although the specific area of research is open, the focus should.. read more →

The Psychology Department is pleased to announce Dr. Richard Heimberg as the Thaddeus L. Bolton Professor in Psychology.  This professorship honors Dr. Heimberg’s  contributions as a researcher, educator and leader in the field of Psychology. Previous Bolton Chair holders include distinguished  faculty members Willis Overton and Ralph Rosnow, both now Emeritus Bolton Chairs. Thaddeus Lincoln Bolton.. read more →

Dr. Laurence Steinberg has been listed in the recent publication by Thomson Reuters as one of the “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” as determined by a citation analysis covering the period from 2002-2012. Please see the link below for more info: http://sciencewatch.com/sites/sw/files/sw-article/media/worlds-most-influential-scientific-minds-2014.pdf read more →

The Temple University Psychology Department chapter has earned this Psi Chi Model Chapter Award for the year ending June 30, 2014. In meeting criteria for the award, they received a  $100 check and a custom certificate. They are one of only 33 chapters across the nation that achieved Model Chapter status this year. read more →

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek received the Association for Psychological Science James McKeen Cattell Award for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to applies psychological research. In addition, she was also elected president of the International Society on Infant Studies.   read more →

Dr. Laurence Steinberg is featured in this Faculty Focus segment from Temple Today, explaining the science behind risk taking and decision making during adolescence. See the link the below: http://news.temple.edu/news/2014-07-09/faculty-focus-laurence-steinberg?utm_source=templetoday&utm_medium=portal&utm_campaign=Laurence_Steinberg read more →

Maggie S. Derstine             Maggie S. Derstine graduated Summa Cum Laude from Temple University with a BA in Psychology in May 2014. As a transfer student from the University of Pittsburgh, Maggie immersed herself in as many new activities, societies, and academic experiences as possible in order to make the most of her time at.. read more →

Dr. Nora Newcombe has won the prestigious William James Fellow award from the Association for Psychological Science (APS).  To see Dr. Newcombe accept the award at the recent APS meeting, see the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo2GbtxU7bk . A profile of Dr. Newcombe can be also be found in the APS Observer at: http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/members/awards-and-honors/fellow-award/recipent-past-award-winners/newcombe read more →

Dr. Phillip Kendall has received the 2014 Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology Distinguished Scientist Award for his work in clinical psychology. Dr. Phil Kendall has been highlighted in the Temple Times: http://news.temple.edu/accolade/psychologys-philip-kendall-receives-distinguished-scientist-award Click the link below to see Dr. Kendall receive the APS award: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymBTJZCFhKI read more →