In The News: Department of Psychology
A common impairment with lifelong consequences turns out to be highly contagious between parent and child, a new study shows.
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.
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.
A professor in Las Vegas is taking the mental health of athletes away from sports psychologists and developing a whole new approach.
Researchers Rachael Robnett, of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and Campbell Leaper, at the University of California at Santa Cruz, asked high school kids about their attitudes toward STEM courses. An adolescent's attitude correlated to those of his or her classmates.