Dear Applicants, The search for a Cognitive Scientist in our Department have been cancelled due to budgetary problems at the college level. The Neuroscience faculty search has also been cancelled. We thank you for interest in this position and we regret the amount of time and energy you may have put into this application. Sincerely,.. read more →

Dr. Laurence Steinberg has been chosen to be a recipient of the 2014 Beckman Award. The 2014 Beckman Award is given to ten notable professors from universities across the nation for inspiring a former student to make a difference in his or her community. See Link Below for more info on the 2014 Beckman Award: Beckman Press.. read more →

Dr. Debra Bangasser, Assistant Professor in our Department, was honored with an APA presidential citation.  The text for the citation is as follows: American Psychological Association presents this presidential citation to Debra Bangasser, PhD for her scholarly contributions related to sex differences in stress response systems and her remarkable leadership as the early career psychologist.. read more →

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: 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: read more →