News: Department of Psychology

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Campus News | October 1, 2018
In the days after the Oct. 1 tragedy, UNLV mental health experts helped hundreds deal with the trauma. Three of them share their insights.
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Research | September 28, 2018
After the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV researcher Stephen Benning found increases in stress and gratitude. Here, he shares perspective on his findings.
Six UNLV researchers
Research | September 26, 2018
The history of health research is one of men studying men. Several UNLV researchers are flipping the script, creating new possibilities for women’s health and well-being in the process.
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Campus News | September 25, 2018
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
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People | September 7, 2018
Do children raised by male caregivers have different perceptions of gender as a result of who raised them? This psychology major spent her summer exploring the question.
man in locker room
Research | August 24, 2018
UNLV professor Brad Donohue uses family behavior therapy to develop program to change sports culture and optimize athletic performance.
brain circuitry outlined in blue lights
Research | August 9, 2018
UNLV, Tufts University, and international research team offers new clues about which key proteins in the brain play a role in controlling epilepsy, anxiety, and other disorders.
Acting UNLV President Marta Meana
Campus News | June 4, 2018
Meana, a professor and administrator at UNLV since 1997, will serve in UNLV’s top post beginning July 1 through the completion of a national search.
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People | May 25, 2018
Michelle Paul, director of The PRACTICE, offers tips on when to seek mental health support and why it matters, especially during Mental Health Awareness Month.
UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
People | May 9, 2018
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Portrait Marta Meana
Research | April 20, 2018
Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
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Campus News | March 27, 2018
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership