Ross Divers Ross Divers is a junior psychology major, with a Cognitive Neuroscience minor. He is a very active member of the Temple Community; he is the President of the Psychology Major’s Association and the local chapter of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology. Ross is also a research assistant in the Adolescent…Details
Samantha Connolly Samantha Connolly is a student in the Clinical doctoral program, working under the guidance of Dr. Alloy in the Mood and Cognition Lab. After earning a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Harvard University, Samantha began her journey at Temple, researching the relationship between executive functioning and cognitive vulnerabilities for depression with a…Details
New Minor Offers Psychology Background for Health-Related Disciplines During the spring 2016 semester, the department announced a new Clinical and Health Psychology minor that emphasizes the health and illness aspects of psychology. This minor is designed for students planning a career in nursing, speech therapy, kinesiology, public health or…Details
New Accelerated M.S. Program Designed to Prepare Students for a Doctoral Program by Dr. Pam Shapiro Fall semester 2016 marks the inaugural year of the Psychology Department’s accelerated Master of Science degree program. The new 4 + 1 program allows outstanding psychology majors to earn both the B.A. in Psychology and an M.S. in Psychological Research in just…Details
Looking Towards the Bigger Picture by Dr. Tim Shipley Over the next year I will be working with our new chair (Peter Marshall) and other colleagues to document, disseminate, and support outreach and translation efforts related to the range of research that is going on across our department. Specifically, we hope to compile a ongoing…Details
Corey McMillan Reflects on His Time at Temple Dr. Corey McMillan is a Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Group and Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and…Details
The Psychology Department at Temple University is seeking to hire a faculty member in Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience to join the Brain and Cognitive Sciences area of the Department. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or Cognitive Neuroscience. This tenure track appointment is at the Assistant Professor level. Although the specific…Details
The European Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT) held its European/international meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, in September 2016.
The EABCT organization decorated the convention center staircase with selected landmarks identified on each step. Notice that the work by Dr. Philip C. Kendall on child anxiety was selected as the landmark for the 1994 step (see pictures).
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…Details