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UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
A pair of neuroscience professors break down Julie Oppermann's works, which very deliberately manipulate the brain.
Emotional intelligence can mean the difference between behaving in a socially acceptable way and being considered to be way out of line. While most people will have heard of emotional intelligence, not many people really know how to spot it – in themselves or in others.
Math anxiety can be a serious and prevalent problem not just for students but also for some professionals. You have this specific anxiety when soon as numbers and computations are encountered, your palm starts sweating and your heart begins to race.
As your teacher passes out the math test, your palms turn sweaty. You notice that your heart has begun to race. Glancing down at the page, you suddenly forget those operations on which you had drilled only a few days earlier. Do you perform all additions first in a complex calculation, or all multiplications? What’s the multiplication table again for 9’s? Oh, you know it — well you’re pretty sure, right? Suddenly, you start to doubt a lot of things that you “know.”
New research published in the journal Sex Roles examined how women who choose to keep their own surname after marriage are perceived in the United States.
In news that will probably surprise absolutely no one, new research has shown that women who don’t change their names when they get married are perceived by other people to be much less committed to their marriages than those who do are.
An expert in clinical psychology, psychopathy, emotions and personality traits.
Professor of Early Childhood Special Education
An expert in inclusion of and rights for students with disabilities.
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology
An expert on child psychology, anxiety, and school absenteeism