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
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.
This M.D.-Ph.D. finds his career sweet spot collaborating with diverse stakeholders to address community mental health issues of multi-identity minorities.
A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.
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.
Psychology In The News
Performing certain exercises can help you manage spasticity after a stroke.
Sports psychologists deem Simone Biles's actions to prioritize her emotional well-being a huge win for mental health and a huge step forward for acknowledging what ‘healthy’ competition actually looks like.
Suicide is estimated to claim one life every eleven minutes in the US, according to the CDC. Unfortunately, the risk of death by suicide increases by about 100 times for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
A child’s language learning process is complex. It’s not simply a matter of understanding simple concepts and building from there.
For thousands of years, humans have used psychedelics for religious and therapeutic purposes. And yet, mainstream medicine has been skeptical of—if not downright hostile to—this class of drugs.
How far back can you remember? The answer might be even earlier than you think, according to new research.