In The News: Department of Psychology

89.3 KPCC
January 28, 2019

Orbiting, zombieing, breadcrumbing… these are only a few trends that have emerged in today’s digital age of social media and online dating.

ABA Inside Track
January 24, 2019

Treating chronic absenteeism and school-refusal behavior is a growing need in many parts of the world. Heck, we even did a whole episode on it! Luckily, we have dedicated psychologists like Dr. Christopher Kearney working to meet these challenges through research and writings for professionals and for parents. Dr. Kearney joins Rob on the show this week to talk about his original research in developing the School-Refusal Assessment Scale and to troubleshoot some tough school-refusal scenarios.

Psychology Today
January 22, 2019

In this blog series we will review methods that have been shown to collectively improve mental wellness and other contributing factors to sport performance in studies involving intramural, club and NCAA athletes.

LA School Report
January 11, 2019

A series of massive teacher walkouts rocked six states in 2018, drawing national attention to teacher pay and working conditions. While not all of the teachers had the same concerns — West Virginia teachers mostly wanted a pay raise, while those in Kentucky wanted to reverse a change to their pensions — the Red for Ed movement captured the public imagination and created a sense of solidarity among public school teachers.

January 7, 2019

Development of symptoms associated with schizophrenia can dramatically change a person’s life trajectory. This is because negative symptoms in schizophrenia can be so disabling that they interfere with a person’s ability to attend school, begin a fulfilling career, and even live independently.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 4, 2019

Four days, 11 venues, more than 180,000 attendees.

And a whole lot of noise.

The Conversation
December 24, 2018

In early December, The Wall Street Journal published a feature titled “The Loneliest Generation.”

News Medical
November 29, 2018

The onset of schizophrenia in young adults can put an immediate halt to life goals, with one set of symptoms being particularly debilitating.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 28, 2018

Your Krispy Kreme Doughnuts experience may not have been quite like Marc-Andre Fleury's, but it was probably just as exciting.

November 27, 2018

Symbols are communication shortcuts, allowing people to convey information almost instantly. The stop sign. The recycle symbol. The simple stick figure of a man or woman. But what symbol would you use to curb the theft of music online?

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 21, 2018

We're surrounded by sounds like cars driving, planes flying, trees blowing in the wind every day.

November 19, 2018

These days millions of people are turning to the sounds of whispering,tapping, and scratching to help them relax and de-stress.