In The News: Department of Psychology
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.
The brain is a precision instrument. Its function depends on finely calibrated electrical activity triggering the release of chemical messages between neurons.
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.
Shortly after Cameron Smith and Charlotte Peverett tied the knot 10 years ago, Cameron proposed that he take his wife's surname.
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.
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.
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.
Beautiful people tend to believe that life is fundamentally fair and just, according to new research conducted with college students.
The study analyzed an unlikely connection between attractiveness and the belief in a just world, finding a strong correlation between the two.
Stacie Armentrout felt nauseated watching surveillance video of Stephen Paddock roaming Mandalay Bay in the days before the Oct. 1 shooting on the Strip.
Gabriel Allred and Michael Wagner are poised to disrupt the cannabis market in a major way. The co-founders of Tokes Platform, a cryptocurrency company, are leveraging their diverse educational and professional backgrounds to not only revolutionize the way the cannabis industry banks and takes payment from consumers, but how the industry tracks the plant from seed to sale.
News reports of yet another mass killing, this time in Florida, have brought renewed sorrow and stress to Las Vegas.