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
Mental health expert Dr. Michelle Paul provides strategies on fighting off anxieties as people return to work, outside activities.
UNLV's first graduate in the HOPE Scholars program for homeless youth will receive her degree this May.
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped the community make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life.
The PRACTICE Mental Health Clinic responds to outbreak, offers all services to existing patients virtually.
Undergraduates Alvaro Carbonero and Ava Platt among a select group of STEM students nationwide selected for prestigious honor.
UNLV mental health expert Michelle Paul offers conversation strategies for COVID-19.
Psychology In The News
Washing your hands less. Leaving the mask at home. Giving out handshakes and hugs. In the midst of the pandemic, more people are becoming less diligent with their health precautions, alarming doctors.
The researchers’ goal in conducting the study was to learn about whether a diversity of daily experiences leads to a more positive emotional state.
The confluence of isolation, excess available time, and anxiety about illness or finances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have the potential to increase problem gambling behaviors during this public health emergency, so it's essential to gather data and supply guidance on this issue, according to a call to action published May 18 in the Journal of Addiction Medicine.
“We are living in a racism pandemic… The health consequences are dire. Racism is associated with a host of psychological consequences, including depression, anxiety, and other serious, sometimes debilitating conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders.
At a time when we are battered by cruel statistics on infections, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19, one set of numbers, at least on the surface, provides a ray of hope in the time of coronavirus.
A new study published May 18 in the journal Nature Neuroscience has revealed a link between our physical environment and how happy we feel.