In The News: Department of Psychology

UPI.com
November 21, 2017

Increasingly, women are keeping their surname when they get married. But they remain a minority, and some researchers suggest the social costs of bucking tradition may explain why.

Mother Jones
November 20, 2017

When the bullets started flying on that October evening, some hit Las Vegas’ Route 91 concert stage so close to Royce Christenson that shards of aluminum landed in his hair. He saw a man go down, and the man “did not get back up.” He applied pressure to a bullet wound in a woman’s leg.

Nautilus
November 16, 2017

Here’s something you probably didn’t do this morning: Look in the mirror and ask, am I a jerk?

Komo News
November 15, 2017

It’s been less than eight weeks since the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the first research on the mental trauma suffered by those at the Route 91 country music festival has been completed.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 14, 2017

Someone who didn’t witness a traumatic event or have a loved one who lived through it can’t be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder under the textbook definition of the mental malady.

KOMO News
October 31, 2017

A researcher at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas is hoping to use the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on October 1st to study whether certain personality types may be more vulnerable to trauma.

Minnesota Daily
October 29, 2017

A new initiative looks to reduce gender and minority gaps in STEM classrooms. Rachael Robnett, a University of Nevada-Las Vegas psychology professor, discussed two major barriers preventing women and other underrepresented minorities from succeeding in STEM.

Prevention
October 24, 2017

Dustin J. Hines, professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, notes that not everyone is an ideal candidate for sleep deprivation treatment. But he does say the method may affect some patients more positively than commonly prescribed drug treatments. Plus, the lack of sleep can produce quick results—something that some medications take weeks to do.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
October 23, 2017

ven though the Las Vegas Valley is "Vegas Strong," it's been a rough three weeks for those affected by the 1 October shooting.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
October 23, 2017

A professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas is researching the psychological impact of the 1 October Attack.

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 19, 2017

In the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacre, we are seeing signs of trauma and healing.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 19, 2017

A UNLV researcher is using the mass shooting in Las Vegas to study whether certain personality types may be more vulnerable to trauma than others.