News: Department of Psychology

Research | August 1, 2012
Does the thought of an algebra test strike fear in you? Psychologist Mark Ashcraft is getting to the root cause of math anxiety.
Campus News | June 13, 2012
UNLV student shares tip for not tripping up before the crowd of thousands ready to hear the big speech.
Campus News | May 9, 2012
Nine students, including a mother of two who after years of working as a dental hygienist received her dental degree and became class valedictorian, are being honored as spring 2012 Outstanding Graduates.
People | April 13, 2012
UNLV employees recently were honored at the 2012 Academic Recognition Ceremony with systemwide and universitywide awards for notable research, teaching, and service.
Psychology professor Christopher Kearney
People | May 25, 2011
Christopher Kearney's work offers insight about why kids might refuse to go to school.
Business and Community | January 11, 2011
The UNLV Psychological Assessment and Testing Clinic provides a much-needed, low-cost service to the community by evaluating cognitive and academic skills of kindergarteners through adults.
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Research | December 8, 2010
Study of Local Teens Shows Latina Girls Are More At-Risk than Latino Boys for Developing Eating Disorders
Research | February 3, 2010
The UNLV Baby and Child Rebel Lab researches why babies stereotype and how stereotyping can be curbed before children reach adulthood.
Portrait of Marta Meana
Research | November 1, 2009
The work of one UNLV master’s student and her supervisor on the psychological and social consequences of gastric bypass surgery led them to compile their findings in a new book, which explores the reasons why patients undergo the procedure and the varied ways that the dramatic weight loss changes their lives.
Research | July 23, 2009
Psychology professor Marta Meana appears on The Oprah Winfrey Show and discusses what ignites desire in women.
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Research | November 1, 2008
The Harry Reid Silver State Research Award honors UNLV’s most respected faculty scholars, whose work exemplifies the best in Nevada research.
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Research | November 1, 2008
Designed to encourage faculty collaboration and acquisition of external grant funding, the President’s Research Award has also sparked intriguing research projects on subjects ranging from nanotechnology to volcanoes.