In The News: Department of Psychology

October 14, 2018

Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, conducted a study to find out which piracy warnings are seen as most effective by the general public.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
October 3, 2018

"Vegas Strong" has become a catchphrase of resiliency and unity since the shooting. But is the strength of being Vegas Strong measurable?

Vice Sports
September 7, 2018

TOPPS is a mental health program at UNLV specifically tailored to the individual needs of athletes geared toward optimizing performance in sports, and life.

Health News Hub
September 5, 2018

The research, conducted by neuroscientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, expands the understanding of the signaling between neurons in epilepsy. Regulating the proteins in the brain that control cell signaling may lead to better therapies for stopping or preventing seizures entirely.

News 18
August 19, 2018

A woman changing her last name after her marriage has been a part of the tradition in most places across the world. Until the ninth century, the idea didn’t even surface in English common law, when lawmakers began to consider the legalities surrounding personhood, families, and marriage.

Epilepsy Research UK
August 17, 2018

Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, working with a team of international scientists investigated how brain proteins interact to regulate the electrical signaling of neurons.

Associated Press
August 13, 2018

The brain is a precision instrument. Its function depends on finely calibrated electrical activity triggering the release of chemical messages between neurons.

Science Daily
August 9, 2018

Researchers have identified which brain proteins might be most influential in controlling neural activity associated with epilepsy and anxiety, paving the way for better prevention and treatments someday.

ABC Australlia
July 1, 2018

Shortly after Cameron Smith and Charlotte Peverett tied the knot 10 years ago, Cameron proposed that he take his wife's surname.

Psychology Today
June 11, 2018

Anthony Bourdain. Kate Spade. Robin Williams. Chester Bennington. Chris Cornell. In the last year, a number of very public deaths have brought the topic of suicide to the forefront of public health.

May 21, 2018

The thought of another mass tragedy affecting Las Vegas is almost too much to bear, but a masked gunman scare at a local mall renewed fears it could happen again.

Study International
April 10, 2018

Your good-looking lab partner at university is more likely to think the world is fair than your less genetically-blessed peers, a new study has found.