In The News: Department of Psychology

EurekAlert!
October 20, 2020

The Misophonia Research Fund is pleased to announce the recipients of a new grant seeking to understand misophonia and develop new therapeutic strategies for those living with the condition. Funded research includes:

Risk Management
October 1, 2020

COVID-19 has upended the way we work. Many are working from home, stressed and attempting to juggle a range of personal and professional responsibilities, leading to an increase in anxiety, depression and burnout. To ensure that companies and their employees are performing optimally—not just existing—during this time, leaders must address the mental health challenges that employees are facing.

Psychology 360
October 1, 2020

Today I speak with Dr. Kraus from Director, UNLV Behavioral Addictions Lab Department of Psychology of University of Nevada, Las Vegas on the topic of sex and porn addiction and its treatments. We also touch upon issues related to limitations in the current data and new trends.

The Reporter
September 26, 2020

Skip Bayless, perhaps the most hated media personality in all of sports, recently made some remarks about Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott that most people considered over-the-top insensitive — even for Bayless.

Research Digest
September 18, 2020

If you were to play your favourite song right now, I imagine you’d have little difficulty clapping along with the beat. Our appreciation of beat allows us to clap, dance, march and sway in time with a piece of music — or just with each other. As the authors of a new paper published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General point out, these behaviours occur spontaneously across human cultures. But while moving to a beat seems effortless, it involves all kinds of perceptual processes.

Research Digest
September 18, 2020

If you were to play your favourite song right now, I imagine you’d have little difficulty clapping along with the beat. Our appreciation of beat allows us to clap, dance, march and sway in time with a piece of music — or just with each other. As the authors of a new paper published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General point out, these behaviours occur spontaneously across human cultures. But while moving to a beat seems effortless, it involves all kinds of perceptual processes.

KSNV-TV: News 3
September 10, 2020

September is suicide prevention awareness month and mental health experts say the COVID-19 pandemic has left many anxious and on edge.

KSNV-TV: News 3
September 10, 2020

September is suicide prevention awareness month and mental health experts say the COVID-19 pandemic has left many anxious and on edge.

Self
August 29, 2020

A post-quarantine pandemic reunion with your partner isn’t always as sweet as you’d imagine. After weeks or months of social distancing in separate places, the coronavirus pandemic still remains. This means that every interaction comes with a somewhat awkward protocol. Instead of jumping into each other’s arms, you might open your door and carefully back out of a tiny hallway to let your lover into your home. You might watch as they take off their mask and wait patiently for them to wash their hands for 20 seconds—humming “Happy Birthday” to yourself. Then, you smile at each other, or, your heart starts pounding so hard that you don’t know what to do.

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 21, 2020

Monday marks the beginning of what will be a new, and very different school year for the Clark County School District, as it will begin from a distance.

Resident Weekly
August 18, 2020

The psychological influences brought about by the pandemic keep on affecting individuals in their day by day lives.

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 18, 2020

The mental affects caused by the pandemic continue to impact people in their daily lives.