Benjamin Deck receives a 2014 Diamond Research Award

Benjamin Deck, a student of Dr.Tania Giovannetti, has just been selected to participate in the 2014 Diamond Research Scholars Program for his project entitled “Everyday Functioning in Parkinson’s Disease Dementia: Understanding Impairment Through Analysis of Action and Language Errors and Comparison to Alzheimer’s Disease” Each Diamond research Scholar receives $4,000.

Cognitive Neuropsychology Lab

Our research, under the direction of Tania Giovannetti focuses on two topics–everyday functioning and the effect of vascular disease on cognition. Simple everyday tasks, like coffee making, are quite complex from a neurocognitive perspective. Visual systems are recruited to find and identify objects, spatial and motor systems to grasp and use objects, memory processes are…


Steven Simmons to Attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Meeting

Psychology Doctoral Candidate, Steven Simmons (a student of Dr. Thomas Gould) has been selected to attend the Prestigious 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany.

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Steven Simmons is also highlighted in Temple Times:

Eric Schlesinger, Ed.D

Eric Schlesinger received his BA in Psychology from Temple University in 1973.  While an undergraduate, he was a Resident Assistant in the dorms for two years, and was introduced to the profession of college student development.  Eric earned an MS in Counseling & Personnel Services from SUNY Albany, and began his career as the Assistant Director of…