In The News: Department of Psychology
It was a relatively quiet evening of dining and theatre-going in New York City when Times Square suddenly erupted into chaos.
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.
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.
Clark County commissioners approved an increase in sales tax to pay for social and educational services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After the recent pair of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the collective attention of America’s ire has once again landed squarely on the topic of gun control.
On the list of top 10 complaints parents have to listen to, "I don't want to go to school today" probably ranks right up there with "He's bugging me" and "I just want to text my friends!"