Chair’s Corner

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…

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Psychology Career Event

This spring, the Department of Psychology partnered with the Professional Development group from the College of Liberal Arts and the Psychology Majors Association to launch the first annual Psychology Career Event.  Eighty-five student attendees heard five panelists speak about how their degree in Psychology prepared them for their careers. According to Nicole Pileggi, M.Ed., senior…

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Alumni Spotlight

Jonathan S. Comer, Ph.D. What is your background and training? I’m a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Florida International University, where I direct the Mental Health Interventions and Technology (MINT) Program, an interdisciplinary clinical research program devoted to expanding the quality, scope and accessibility of quality mental health care. I’m a Fellow of the…

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Outreach and Translation

Psychological Services Center The Psychological Services Center (PSC) at Temple University has been providing comprehensive psychological services to Temple students and members of the surrounding community for the past several decades.  Staffed by doctoral students in the Clinical Psychology Program at Temple, under the supervision of faculty from Temple’s Clinical Psychology Program, the PSC provides…

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Featured Lab

Temple Neuroendocrinology & Behavior Laboratory The Neuroendocrinology and Behavior Lab (NBL), led by Dr. Debra Bangasser, is studying the effects of stress on the brain, and how those effects differ between males and females. Sex differences have been observed in the prevalence and presentation of many neuropsychiatric disorders. For example, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is more…

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Alumni Spotlight: Wayne Mackey

Wayne Mackey received his B.A. in Psychology from Temple in 2012 before embarking on a doctorate in Psychology from New York University. He completed his Ph.D. in 2016 and is currently a postdoctoral fellow in David Heeger’s Computational Neuroimaging Lab at NYU. Mackey’s research interests lie in how individuals select and remember goal-relevant information. “At…

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Liz Gunderson presents at the AAAS Symposium

Liz Gunderson presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston. She discussed leveraging the home environment to promote early math learning and motivation. This was one of three presentations in a symposium highlighting current research on learning in informal (out of school) environments and how this research can inform practice and policy. Follow this link for more information about…

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