In The News: Department of Psychology

KSNV-TV: News 3
September 20, 2019

Las Vegas has clubs, music events, even people coming together to "see them, aliens." However, is Las Vegas the right place to find your perfect person? Why is dating such a struggle here?

September 19, 2019

In a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 75 percent of Gen Z youth - who already suffer from symptoms of anxiety and depression in greater numbers than any previous generation - cited mass shootings as a significant source of stress.

September 19, 2019

It was a relatively quiet evening of dining and theatre-going in New York City when Times Square suddenly erupted into chaos.

FOX 21 Delmarva
September 12, 2019

Rapid Dose Therapeutics Corp. (“RDT”)(CSE: DOSE) announced today that the results of a research study conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (“UNLV”) was published in the high impact journal, Frontiers in Pharmacology, on September 10, 2019.

Weight Watchers Canada
September 11, 2019

The beginning of fall is a perfect time to reflect on how our year has gone so far, and how we want the last few months of it to look. Our mindset is an integral part of how we experience life, and if we’re feeling stuck in a rut or dissatisfied in any way, sometimes giving our mindset a refresh can help.

Telemundo Las Vegas
September 4, 2019

Clark County commissioners approved an increase in sales tax to pay for social and educational services.

Thrive Global
September 3, 2019

You probably haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about what you think about, or how you think about it. But there is a fascinating, and growing, body of research about our inner experiences — or, as Kelly Oakes writes for the BBC, “what you were thinking about just before you started trying to figure out what you were thinking about,” and how paying more attention to these thought patterns can actually bring us closer to ourselves.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 28, 2019

The Clark County School District has taken steps to stop a possible teachers’ strike by filing an injunction. CCSD’s emergency motion for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction is laid out in this 50-page court document.

BBC Future
August 20, 2019

What were you thinking about a second ago? Or, to cut to the chase, how were you thinking about it? It’s a deceptively tricky question to answer.

Everyday Health
August 19, 2019

On fields, courts, tracks, and arenas everywhere athletes are pushing the limits of what the human body can do (and what their own bodies can do). The difference between winning and losing may come down to fractions of a second, a single decision to go left rather than right, or the ability to endure just a little bit more.

August 14, 2019

While anyone's anxiety could spike over so much trauma in just a week, Professor Christopher Kearney of UNLV says it's necessary to discuss tragedies like the ones that happened in Texas, California, and Ohio with your kids.

Authority Magazine
August 9, 2019

I had the pleasure to interview Licensed clinical psychologist Brad Donohue. Brad is a UNLV professor of psychology and director of The Optimum Performance Program in Sports (TOPPS) — a mental health program targeted specifically to college athletes. He also writes a regular column for Psychology Today.