Welcome to the Department of Psychology. Psychology is the science of behavior. The department is a vibrant entity with a rich tradition of excellence in research and teaching as well as service to the university, the community, and the field of psychology. Our faculty members conduct cutting-edge research in clinical, cognitive, and developmental psychology as well as neuroscience and quantitative methods. Our research is enhanced by great diversity in our undergraduate student population and in our community in Las Vegas. The department also has connections with many organizations that include private schools, Clark County agencies, and mental health, medical, and neuroscience centers. Come join us!
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Undergraduate students at UNLV are strongly encouraged to gain research experience by becoming research assistants in a psychology lab. By getting involved in laboratory research, you can enhance your understanding of the methods psychologists use and the process through which they discover new information about psychology.
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Associate Professor of Psychology
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