In The News: Department of Psychology

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 4, 2015

UNLV and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have been awarded an $11.1 million federal grant to advance the understanding of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

The Post and Courier
September 1, 2015

Modern life’s worries aren’t limited to fretting over the volatile stock market, who’s going to be the next president or when and where a hurricane will strike.

New York Times
August 25, 2015

I know exactly when my severe math anxiety began: with my third-grade teacher, Miss S. (I am afraid to write her full name because even if she is no longer among the living, her ghost will most certainly come roaring back and thrust more work sheets at me).

New York Times
August 24, 2015

A common impairment with lifelong consequences turns out to be highly contagious between parent and child, a new study shows.

The Wall Street Journal‎
August 18, 2015

It is circle time at summer camp and nearly a dozen 5- and 6-year-olds are sitting cross-legged on a blue rug.

“Is it Wednesday or Friday?” counselor Stephanie Schwartz asks.

Pacific Standard
April 24, 2015
When Rachael Robnett started college at the University of Northern Iowa, she thought she was going to be a Spanish teacher.
Pacific Standard
April 24, 2015

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. Rachael Robnett runs UNLV’s Social Development Research Lab, where she studies why women and minorities are under-represented in science-related fields.

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Vice Sports
October 24, 2014

A professor in Las Vegas is taking the mental health of athletes away from sports psychologists and developing a whole new approach.