Department of Psychology News
The psychology department provides a broad foundation in psychology, with further specialty courses and opportunities for undergraduates to be involved in research and various applied settings. The curriculum meets the needs of students intending to pursue advanced training in psychology, education, medicine, or related fields.
Current Psychology News
Aldo Barrita uses his skills as a researcher to bring awareness to anti-Asian racism, which has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
UNLV neuroscientists Dustin and Rochelle Hines join rising number of researchers studying possible medical benefits of psychedelics; their work on brain activity recently published by Nature: Scientific Reports.
Andrew Ho named 2020 Student Veteran of the Year, becomes second UNLV student to receive national recognition from Student Veterans of America.
A collection of news stories from the new year highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
Online master’s program for School of Nursing ranks 7th overall and College of Education earns highest-ever placement at 35th; Liberal Arts’ online bachelor’s in psychology debuts at 26th.
Psychology In The News
Asian Americans Face Unique Mental Health Challenges. This Group Gives Them A Voice.
Hoiyan Isabel Pang has had a difficult, yearslong journey finding a mental health professional who understood all of her intersections: She is a bisexual woman, Asian American immigrant and survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month. It’s something very common, especially during the pandemic, and it’s also treatable.
AnnaLynn McCord revealed that she has dissociative identity disorder (DID), previously known as multiple personality disorder, a diagnosis the 90210 star feels no “shame” in sharing.
Many Nevadans are seeing loved ones and friends for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit worldwide. That face-to-face interaction is now strongly encouraged by mental health professionals.
The recent shootings in several Atlanta spas have brought violence against Asian Americans into the headlines. Again. Unfortunately, this isn’t an isolated incident.