Department of Psychology News
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Current Psychology News
Honors College Alumna of the Year and faculty member Noelle Lefforge is a four-time alumna of the university.
MGM College Opportunity Program at UNLV offers a flexible and affordable way for the company's employees to complete their degrees.
UNLV psychologist Dr. Michelle Paul shares practical ways to put the hope back in the holiday season.
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
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.
Psychology In The News
Charlie Brown might have said it best as he opined to his pal, Linus: "Christmas is coming, but I'm not happy. I don't feel the way I'm supposed to feel."
Charlie Brown might have said it best as he opined to his pal, Linus: “Christmas is coming, but I'm not happy. I don't feel the way I'm supposed to feel.”
Last month, a number of female writers, producers, and assistants started using the hashtag #NotWorthLess to share their experiences being paid less than their male counterparts. Amid the many tweets, Fox’s Family Guy writer Patrick Meighan posted a message of his own, calling for men in the entertainment industry to take a more active stand in fighting for equality.
The pressures of modern youth sports are creating stress related mental health issues in young athletes. But there’s a non-traditional way of addressing this stress. That’s what we learned during our interview with Bradley Donohue, a psychology professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and director of The Optimum Performance Program in Sports (TOPPS), a mental health program for athletes.
An athlete looking to get faster or stronger might spend time in the gym or working on their skills with a coach.
UNLV professor offers advice for those grieving over One October.