In The News: Department of Psychology

Phys.org
November 6, 2018

STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined.

Science Daily
November 6, 2018

Privacy threats are just as effective at scaring off illegal downloaders as big fines

Trusted Reviews
October 16, 2018

We all know that piracy is illegal, but the lure of getting something for nothing is too much to resist for a lot of people. So how do you put them off? A new study has, perhaps unsurprisingly, found that the most explicit warnings also tend to be the most effective.

Digital Music News
October 15, 2018

The entertainment industry has been attempting to combat piracy since the dawn of the digital age, but it turns out explicit warnings are the most effective.

World Intellectual Property Review
October 15, 2018

The most effective anti-piracy warnings are those which are explicit, according to a recent study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Trademarks & Brands Online
October 15, 2018

The most effective anti-piracy warnings are those which are explicit, according to a recent study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Music Ally
October 15, 2018

That is the conclusion of a study from researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas looking at the different types of anti-piracy messaging and which have the most impact with consumers.

TorrentFreak
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.