News: Department of Psychology

Fireworks ignite during commencement
People | May 11, 2017
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Artwork by Julie Oppermann
Arts and Culture | April 25, 2017
A pair of neuroscience professors break down Julie Oppermann's works, which very deliberately manipulate the brain.
Miesha Marzell
Research | April 21, 2017
Former UNLV posdoctoral scholar Miesha Marzell credits her fellowship for helping her career as a professor. 
Stephanie McLaughlin
Research | April 7, 2017
Scholar's research on campus inspires more work to increase the Las Vegas community’s access to quality mental health care.
researchers test drone
Research | December 28, 2016
UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.
compsite of all five people from these stories
Campus News | December 21, 2016
From a home for homeless students to inspiring the next generation of health crusaders — these worthy causes will warm your heart during the holidays.
Benjamin, Jager, Samantha Bivins, and Ashleigh
People | September 29, 2016
Volunteering hundreds of hours of service becomes a legacy for a single mom and her four children — the 2016 Honorary Rebel Family.
Diana Pena and Ai-Sun (Kelly) Tseng
Research | July 7, 2016
A fascination with tissue restoration inspires a UNLV professor and undergraduate student to team up to understand how frogs might impact the fate of humankind.
Valarie Burke and son Jace
People | June 2, 2016
One of the Administrative Faculty Member of the Year Award winners, the Graduate College's Valarie Burke has been part of UNLV since arriving as an undergraduate 14 years ago.
Chris Heavey
Campus News | April 11, 2016
Heavey is an accomplished psychologist, academic leader and longtime UNLV faculty member.
Bernajane Palisoc works in UNLV's neuropsychology lab with professor Daniel Allen
Research | February 23, 2016
The new Office of Undergraduate Research helps students engage in and celebrate their research and creative activity.
child plays guitar hero guitar
Research | February 9, 2016
UNLV study finds people who frequently play music video games outperform non-musicians on music perception tests.