In The News: Department of Psychology

Very Well Mind
June 23, 2022

While all queer people deal with the pressures of heteronormativity, there are other challenges that may only affect some members of the LGBTQ+ community. Individuals who are alsonBIPOC, have larger bodies, are disabled, etc, have an experience of pride and queerness that isn't as vibrantly displayed under the rainbow banners.

This Is Reno
June 20, 2022

A new report from The Sentencing Project debunks the myth of a post-pandemic crime wave fueled by young people.

Live Science
June 19, 2022

Humans have been expressing thoughts with language for tens (or perhaps hundreds) of thousands of years. It's a hallmark of our species — so much so that scientists once speculated that the capacity for language was the key difference between us and other animals. And we've been wondering about each other's thoughts for as long as we could talk about them.

AV Network
May 23, 2022

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas added another flavor of classrooms to its classroom ecosystem.

Las Vegas Sun
May 22, 2022

Perry Woodward was gathering his belongings after officiating a recreational basketball game between teenagers on Tuesday night when he peeked onto the adjacent court at Doolittle Community Center to see the status of another game.

Las Vegas Sun
May 22, 2022

Perry Woodward was gathering his belongings after officiating a recreational basketball game between teenagers on Tuesday night when he peeked onto the adjacent court at Doolittle Community Center to see the status of another game.

Technology Networks
May 19, 2022

Research by a team of neuroscientists from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has shown that it is possible to identify the molecular mechanisms underlying a host of adverse symptoms associated with unique subtypes of neurodevelopmental disorders. This work could one day improve the lives of millions of people worldwide.

Las Vegas Sun
May 9, 2022

When UNLV senior Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio looked out the window of her Airbnb in Irvine, Calif., she saw flames rising in the nearby mountains and scorch marks on the ground. A wildfire was approaching the apartment, where she had moved from Las Vegas during the pandemic to be closer to family.

Las Vegas Sun
May 9, 2022

When UNLV senior Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio looked out the window of her Airbnb in Irvine, Calif., she saw flames rising in the nearby mountains and scorch marks on the ground. A wildfire was approaching the apartment, where she had moved from Las Vegas during the pandemic to be closer to family.

Las Vegas Sun
May 9, 2022

When UNLV senior Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio looked out the window of her Airbnb in Irvine, Calif., she saw flames rising in the nearby mountains and scorch marks on the ground. A wildfire was approaching the apartment, where she had moved from Las Vegas during the pandemic to be closer to family.

Pharmaceutical Technology
May 6, 2022

Nonstimulant drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could address the critical need to mitigate abuse potential.

KNPR News
April 26, 2022

Psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, LSD and mescaline are illegal in most of the country, considered Class 1 drugs by the federal government.