A Note from the Chair I am delighted to send out the first in a regular series of updates from the Department of Psychology at Temple. I recently began as the new Chair of the Department, taking over from Marsha Weinraub who held the position for the past nine years. We are all very thankful…
Tim Shipley is the Principal Investigator on a recently funded NSF project in the Science of Learning: Collaborative Networks Program. He will lead an interdisciplinary effort to develop new spatial learning principles by designing teaching tools that can be applied across classroom and field courses in the geosciences. The other members of the group include…
Tom Olino has received additional funding for his current R01-funded project examining minority stress theory as a possible additional mechanism in the development of depressive symptoms in youth.
Philip Kendall has been selected to receive this year’s Aaron T. Beck Award from the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. The Aaron T. Beck Award is an annual award that is presented to someone who has made “significant and enduring contributions to the field of cognitive therapy”.
Tom Olino has been appointed Associate Editor of Assessment, one of the top clinical assessment journals.
Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek discussed her new book, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raining Successful Children, on NPR (National Public Radio).
Peter Marshall was recently elected Chair of the Department of Psychology. Dr. Marshall’s term as Chair began on July 1.
Kareem Johnson was awarded the Best Honors Professor for 2016.
Debra Bangasser was awarded the Best Mentor Award for Psychology Honors for 2016.
Lauren Alloy was elected the College of Liberal Arts Chair of the Executive Committee.