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Can Electricity Improve Dementia Treatment?

Language and cognition researchers confirm how the brain is wired to learn conceptsand test a way to use electricity to improve dementia treatments.

Think about the last time you looked at a dog. Whether or not you noticed it, you probably thought the word dog. Now think about the last time you heard a dog barking. In your mind’s eye, you likely saw an image of a dog. And when you've read or heard the word dog, again, chances are good that images or sounds of some kind of dog flashed through your imagination. 

Posted:  May 23, 2017

PT Faculty Selected for NIH Mobile Health Institute

Shiv HiremathShivayogi Hiremath, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, has been selected as an mHealth Scholar for the 2017 mHealth Training Institute (mHTI) at UCLA in August. The NIH-funded institute teaches researchers to collaborate on developing high-end mobile products grounded in previous health research and their feasibility in real healthcare settings.

Posted:  May 18, 2017

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why we should talk to our teens about media representations

Fabienne Darling-Wolf

Fabienne Darling-Wolf, an associate professor of journalism and the director of the Media and Communication Doctoral Program in the Klein College of Communication, wraps up our three-part series on adolescent suicide inspired by the research of Assistant Professor Carolina Hausmann-Stabile of CPH's School of Social Work

Posted:  May 12, 2017

Community Partner: Norris Square Community Alliance

Norris  Square Community AllianceFounded in 1983 by a group of women who wanted to create a healthier, safer environment for their children, the Norris Square Community Alliance operates centers in the North Philadelphia neighborhoods of Kensington, Harrowgate, Fairhill, and Fishtown. Temple is one of four partner organizations that help NSCA enhance its Head Start early childhood programs.

Posted:  May 3, 2017