Department of Psychology
Let crying babes lie: Study supports notion of leaving infants to cry themselves back to sleep
A new study from Temple psychology professor Marsha Weinraub supports the idea that a majority of infants are best left to self-soothe and fall back to sleep on their own. Published in the journal "Developmental Psychology," the study measured patterns of nighttime sleep awakenings in infants ages six to 36 months.
December 13, 2012
Babies prefer it when bad guys get their due, study suggests
A new study co-authored by Temple postdoctoral fellow Neha Mahajan determined that babies embrace nice characters over those who are bad, suggesting an early endorsement of punishment, possibly as a precursor of morality.
January 13, 2012
Psychology professor honored for exceptional scientific achievement impacting the lives of young people
Laurence Steinberg awarded $1 million research prize by Jacobs Foundation Wednesday November 11, 2009.
November 11, 2009