In The News: Department of Psychology

The Good Men Project
March 20, 2020

Public health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from the COVID-19 coronavirus. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands may be enough to infect yourself. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces.

The Good Men Project
March 20, 2020

Public health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from the COVID-19 coronavirus. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands may be enough to infect yourself. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces.

The Conversation
March 19, 2020

Public health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from the COVID-19 coronavirus. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands may be enough to infect yourself. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces.

The Conversation
March 19, 2020

Public health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from the COVID-19 coronavirus. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands may be enough to infect yourself. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces.

Newswise
March 19, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, people have been asked to stay out of public spaces and reduce interpersonal contact to limit the transmission of the virus. This process has the unfortunate name of “social distancing,“ which has connotations of removing oneself socially and emotionally as well as physically from the public sphere. Before modern communication technologies existed, those might have been unfortunate side effects of such a containment strategy. However, with all the methods available to us to stay connected across large gaps between us, I propose we call this effort social spacing.

This Is Reno
March 19, 2020

The best way to protect children from experiencing anxiety is to keep life as normal as possible. Even though children are no longer following their usual school day routines, you can establish and follow a new routine at home.

Las Vegas Sun
March 18, 2020

As residents begin to grapple with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Southern Nevadans are coming to terms with not only the dangers of this novel coronavirus, but how it’s impacting their daily lives.

The Conversation
March 18, 2020

The best way to protect children from experiencing anxiety is to keep life as normal as possible. Even though children are no longer following their usual school day routines, you can establish and follow a new routine at home.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 13, 2020

In the days following the first reported coronavirus case in Nevada, a strange side effect of the new illness emerged: the stockpiling of toilet paper and cases of water.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 10, 2020

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 continues to rise, a message health officials continue to repeat is to stop, or limit, the number of times a person touches their face.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 6, 2020

Las Vegans are taking matters into their own hands, buying extra supplies and preparing for the worst following the news of the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Southern Nevada.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
March 6, 2020

It is ‘Stay Well Day’ here at Channel 8. We are prioritizing your health and how to best protect yourself. With coronavirus cases on the rise worldwide due to more people being tested, some local shoppers have been clearing shelves at stores across the valley.