In The News: Department of Psychology

Healthline
July 30, 2021

Performing certain exercises can help you manage spasticity after a stroke.

Healthline
July 30, 2021

Performing certain exercises can help you manage spasticity after a stroke.

Everyday Health
July 29, 2021

Sports psychologists deem Simone Biles's actions to prioritize her emotional well-being a huge win for mental health and a huge step forward for acknowledging what ‘healthy’ competition actually looks like.

Verywell Mind
July 15, 2021

Suicide is estimated to claim one life every eleven minutes in the US, according to the CDC. Unfortunately, the risk of death by suicide increases by about 100 times for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

Healthline
July 8, 2021

A child’s language learning process is complex. It’s not simply a matter of understanding simple concepts and building from there.

Las Vegas Weekly
June 28, 2021

For thousands of years, humans have used psychedelics for religious and therapeutic purposes. And yet, mainstream medicine has been skeptical of—if not downright hostile to—this class of drugs.

Las Vegas Weekly
June 28, 2021

For thousands of years, humans have used psychedelics for religious and therapeutic purposes. And yet, mainstream medicine has been skeptical of—if not downright hostile to—this class of drugs.

Verywell Mind
June 23, 2021

How far back can you remember? The answer might be even earlier than you think, according to new research.

Shondaland
June 22, 2021

Brenna Renn, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, studies health promotion and behavioral intervention. She argues that we all need to foster what she calls “psychological flexibility” when it comes to wellness, especially after such a tumultuous and draining year.

Tesla Rati
June 21, 2021

Another Tesla has crashed, and this time, it took the lives of two individuals from Texas.

Tesla Rati
June 21, 2021

Another Tesla has crashed, and this time, it took the lives of two individuals from Texas.

Verywell Mind
June 17, 2021

Following the murders of numerous Black individuals at the hands of the police as well as the increase in Asian hate crimes during the pandemic, there has been a growing awareness of how BIPOC communities experience disproportionate harm in the U.S.