May 2015 was tied as Base Jumping's third deadliest month in the sport’s history. Dr. Frank Farley discusses thrill and "Type T" personality to explain why people take risks.
Dr. Frank Farley has been honored by the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) with its highest award for public contributors of psychology, the "Psychology in the Media Award". Farley's contributions as a public intellectual cover all forms of media including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, blogs and internet sites.
Temple University and the Office of Congressman Fattah will host Addressing Autism with special guest Ron Suskind, a Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times Best Selling author. Suskind will explain the development of Affinity Therapy and what you can do as a scientist, family member, or caregiver to improve the lives of those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. The event will feature a panel that includes Dr. Matt Tincani, Associate Professor, Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis Programs at Temple University.
“Lying is not easy to detect,” says Frank Farley, a professor of psychology in the College of Education at Temple University. “Catching a liar by the techniques in the video is not precise. Even though it’s tricky to sniff out liars, there is some research to support that how a person draws a letter on his or her forehead can predict self-perception.
Dr. Keith Witham, Assistant Professor of Higher Education co-authored the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) America’s Unmet Promise: The Imperative for Equity in Higher Education, which makes the case for the urgent need to expand access to and success in high-quality educational programs for students traditionally underserved in higher education.
Dr. Yasko Kanno, Associate Professor of TESOL in the College of Education at Temple University was selected as the recipient of the TESOL International Association Award for Distinguished Research for her paper published in American Educational Research Journal titled, “''I'm Not Going to Be, Like, for the AP'': English Language Learners' Limited Access to Advanced College-Preparatory Courses in High School.”
Researchers including Dr. Matt Tincani, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis in the College of Education at Temple University analyzed autism identification rates at schools across the United States between 2000 and 2007. These rates reflect how many students have been identified by schools -- not necessarily a doctor -- as having autism.
Temple University President Neil D. Theobald visited Bloomberg’s offices in New York City to meet with higher-education reporter Janet Lorin, one of the leading voices in the national media covering student debt, admissions and financial aid. President Theobald has been a voice for alternative admissions, understanding that standardized test scores may not reflect a student's full potential.
Dr. Steven J. Gross, Professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at Temple University was named the 2014 University Council for Educational Administration Master Professor.
The UCEA Master Professor award is given to an individual faculty member whose distinguished record includes the following characteristics:
Dr. Matt Tincani, Associate Professor of Special Education and Applied Behavioral Analysis, co-authored in the study of under-identification of minority students with autism.