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
Amber Williams, a martial artist set to earn her doctorate in psychology at 23, studies stereotypes and breaks them. Here's how she got to UNLV.
UNLV helps students overcome their math anxiety.
The UNLV Medical School and its students have been among the beneficiaries.
A two-time UNLV alum, Pete Reyes is studying for a third degree while working full time and making indie-electronic albums.
New research unveils the anterior cingulate cortex’s role in memory retrieval and potential implications for dementia treatment.
Noelle Lefforge helps a UNLV mental health clinic reach into rural Nevada while giving graduate students vital training.
Psychology In The News
Because moms in cis hetero relationships are often painted as "default" parents, who are inherently more important and therefore stuck shouldering the majority of the parenting responsibilities, the question, "Do babies miss their dad?" exists. As a culture that has laid the majority of the burden on child-rearing on women, the vital role dads other non-birth parents can and do play in the care of children is often overlooked.
Las Vegas has clubs, music events, even people coming together to "see them, aliens." However, is Las Vegas the right place to find your perfect person? Why is dating such a struggle here?
In a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 75 percent of Gen Z youth - who already suffer from symptoms of anxiety and depression in greater numbers than any previous generation - cited mass shootings as a significant source of stress.
It was a relatively quiet evening of dining and theatre-going in New York City when Times Square suddenly erupted into chaos.
Rapid Dose Therapeutics Corp. (“RDT”)(CSE: DOSE) announced today that the results of a research study conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (“UNLV”) was published in the high impact journal, Frontiers in Pharmacology, on September 10, 2019.
The beginning of fall is a perfect time to reflect on how our year has gone so far, and how we want the last few months of it to look. Our mindset is an integral part of how we experience life, and if we’re feeling stuck in a rut or dissatisfied in any way, sometimes giving our mindset a refresh can help.