In The News: Department of Psychology

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 24, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's proposal to spent $2 billion a year to battle Alzheimer's disease was welcomed Tuesday by Las Vegas researchers who say effective treatments are desperately needed given the growing number of elderly affected by the disease.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 17, 2015

Funny thing about the Christmas holiday season: For many travelers, it's the only time each year when the joys of visiting family members or escaping on a holiday vacation are strong enough to outweigh the fears of getting onto a plane and actually flying.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 1, 2015

When it comes to tragedy and natural disaster, some people turn to social media to express support or empathy.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 17, 2015

Maybe you gave your Facebook profile photo an overlay of blue, white and red stripes, the colors of the French flag, to show your solidarity with the people of France after last week's devastating terrorist attacks.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 17, 2015

Maybe you gave your Facebook profile photo an overlay of blue, white and red stripes, the colors of the French flag, to show your solidarity with the people of France after last week's devastating terrorist attacks.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 16, 2015

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By John Przybys
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Glenn is dead! Or maybe he isn't!

Either way, the potential death-by-zombie of the good-hearted hero and father-to-be in the AMC series "The Walking Dead" is freaking out fans who don't know whether to mourn his death or continue to hope that his apparent death was, somehow, just a horrible mistake.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 28, 2015

Take off a few pounds here and an inch or two there on your latest photograph?

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.