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
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.
UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.
Here's why the one-time temp worker was snatched up full time within a month of stepping on campus.
From UNLV Magazine spring 2019 issue.
UNLV sports psychologist Brad Donohue on Netflix docuseries "Losers" and a new mental health approach to helping athletes find the silver lining after loss.
Psychology In The News
Following their study in rats, scientists have broken new ground in memory research. The finding concerns how the brain retrieves long-term memory and should open new avenues for investigating and treating Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia.
There have been many famous duos throughout history: Sonny and Cher. Batman and Robin. Penn and Teller.
Imagine that you are a coach. You notice that your team tends to take their strength and conditioning workouts less seriously, when compared to their other training. You want to motivate your athletes to work hard and stay engaged during this training. Would it be better to discuss the negative consequences of not getting stronger? Or focus on the potential benefits of increasing their strength?
For some folks, March Madness has already tipped-off, with the two play in games. However, the Round of 64 begins on Thursday, locking in picks for everyone who made a bracket.
Aside from a couple play-in wild card games happening tomorrow and Wednesday, the team's are set for this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. And with 64 teams in the big dance, only one will win, meaning a whopping 63 hopefuls will head home on a loss. So how can players, teams and fans cope with loss when it comes to sports?
Researchers out of the U.K. indicate that teachers and parents are among the many factors behind “math anxiety” in students.