In The News: Department of Psychology

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 6, 2020

Slightly fewer than half of businesses surveyed were reported compliant with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s mask mandate in a new state survey, prompting the governor to say Friday that he would “take swift and decisive actions” against those that don’t comply.

KSNV-TV: News 3
June 18, 2020

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 Sun News
June 15, 2020

The researchers’ goal in conducting the study was to learn about whether a diversity of daily experiences leads to a more positive emotional state.

MedScape
June 9, 2020

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.

Psychology Today
June 8, 2020

“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.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 26, 2020

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.

Healthline
May 21, 2020

A new study published May 18 in the journal Nature Neuroscience has revealed a link between our physical environment and how happy we feel.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 18, 2020

When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 18, 2020

When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 18, 2020

When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 17, 2020

Across the country, young adult professionals and college students have returned in greater numbers to live with their parents in recent years, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. The trend has been particularly noticeable in those in the 25-34 age bracket, where the percentage has risen from a low of 13.5 percent for males and 7 percent for females in 2003 to 20.4 and 13.1 percent, respectively, in 2019. Many experts say the new coronavirus pandemic will only accelerate that trend.

El Tiempo
May 4, 2020

Students of the 2020 generation thought they would spend the spring like the older ones before them.