Work done in the Thompson-Schill Lab shows increased activity in the left frontal operculum when healthy volunteers were asked to selectively retrieve an object's name among competing alternatives
Psychology is the science of mind, brain, and behavior. The Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest continuously functioning psychology department in North America and has a rich history. Consistently ranked among the top Psychology Departments in the world, its graduate program has produced a disproportionate number of today's leading psychological scientists (see list). Today, the department's faculty apply rigorous methods to answer questions in a wide range of overlapping research areas.