Philip Kendall was mentioned in a New York Times article titled “Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?“.
Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Rolanda Findlay earned a B.A. in Psychology from Temple in 2004, a M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2007, and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2009. In the same year, she was commissioned into the U.S. Navy as an Aerospace Experimental Psychologist.…Details
This semester, Aubrey Manmiller and Samantha Winter will enter their senior year as psychology majors. Although each student has different career aspirations, they both took advantage of the Psychology Department’s internship program. Unlike many other courses, the Psychology Internship/Practicum is designed to give students experience in their desired workforce. Students may receive anywhere from 1-12…Details
Opportunities and challenges developing a STEM discipline based education research alliance by Thomas Shipley, Ph.D. The question of how humans learn has been addressed from various perspectives, including psychology, education, and more specific learning disciplines. Research on education within STEM disciplines has been referred to collectively as discipline based education research (DBER). DBER focuses…Details
Think of all of the seemingly simple everyday tasks you do during the course of a day—dress in the morning, prepare a meal, pay bills, and so on. Now imagine that you have experienced a change in your cognitive skills and you are no longer able to accomplish everyday tasks quickly, efficiently, or without errors.…Details
Welcome back! Although the summer might feel like ancient history by now, I hope that it was a restful and productive time for you. As many of you know, summer 2017 was a little different than usual in Weiss Hall, mainly due to all the construction and renovation projects that were going on. One of…Details
Students honored faculty during a graduation ceremony by writing names and messages explaining how faculty members have helped them pursue a path of their own. The following psychology professors were mentioned: Mylina Andrew Isabelle Chang Marilyn Deutsch Tim Garelick Cynthia Gooch Kathy Hirsh-Pasek Joshua Klugman Michael McCloskey Lynn Rosenthal Pamela Shapiro Rani Vasudeva David Waxler…Details
As we begin to head into the summer, I have been reflecting on a busy year for the Department of Psychology and our various programs. One of the main projects that we accomplished this year was the writing of a “self-study” document in which we took stock of our strengths, noted areas for improvement, and…Details