News: Department of Psychology

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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.
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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.

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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.

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Research | November 1, 2006

Christopher Kearney’s new book delves into the psychological causes and treatments of social anxiety in children.