In The News: Department of Psychology

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

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.

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.
March 2, 2015
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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.

Houston Chronicle
October 21, 2014

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.

October 21, 2014
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